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Building In South Frontenac

The Ontario Building Code Act (BCA) outlines the regulations required for construction. The BCA requires that permits be issued for all structures greater than (108 sq. ft.) 10 sq. m. in area; an addition or renovation to an existing structure; installation or alteration of a plumbing system; including septic systems; installation or alteration of a heating or ventilation system and any material alteration to a structure.

Building Department Information

Residents are encouraged to contact Building Services for building related inquiries via telephone at 613-376-3027 ext. 2226, or via email at building@southfrontenac.net

Please book your building inspection directly with your Building Inspector via email or their phone extension:

  • Bedford & Portland areas = Nick Hoornweg X2238 or email
  • Loughborough area = Rebecca Roy X2351 or email
  • Storrington area = Ryan Morgan X2233 or email

The Township encourages the use of these channels below as much as possible:

  • Building drop-box, located at the front door of the Township office - 4432 George Street, Sydenham or
  • Mail to PO Box 100, 4432 George Street, Sydenham, ON K0H 2T0 or,
  • Email to building@southfrontenac.net
  • Frontenac Maps is available to the public at www.frontenacmaps.ca to view zoning information

Payment Options 

Payment of  permit or application fees can be made by:

  • Cheque payable to Township of South Frontenac, feel free to mail, use building drop box or 
  • Cash, Debit, Cheque or Credit Card in person at the Development Services office at 4432 George St., Sydenham, ON. or,
  • NEW! Online via credit card (see below payment link). When making payments online, please ensure you input the correct payment amount and application number that was provided by building staff.

PAY ONLINE

NOTE: Effective March 1, 2015, 2 full size complete sets of construction drawings will be required with your Building Permit application for major projects. For example: New construction, substantial additions and renovations. One set of drawings will be released with the Building Permit which must be kept on site during construction.

Soil Gas Mitigation Program for Radon

Due to the recent release of the KFL&A Public Health of their Radon Testing Study where Radon was found to be above the WHO guideline levels in 52% of tested structures and 21% of these structures were above the Health Canada guidelines. South Frontenac Township is proactively addressing radon gas in new low-rise residential dwellings through its Soil Gas Mitigation Program. This program applies to all building permits applied for after August 31st, 2019.

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