Stand-alone Mechanical (HVAC)
Stand-alone Mechanical (HVAC) Building Permit for work which is not related to other construction proposed for a building.
All drawings to be drawn on standardized sized sheets, drawn to scale, fully dimensioned, signed and dated.
If drawings were prepared by a qualified designer (as defined under Div. C, Part 3, Section 3.2 of the Ontario Building Code), drawings must include the designer’s name, registration number, qualification identification number, signature, and stamp/statement that the person has reviewed and taken responsibility for the design activities.
All drawings, reports, and forms, including the completed Application for a Permit to Construct or Demolish, must be provided in a PDF format on a re-writable DVD, USB or submitted by email.
Mechanical System Layout
- Layout of mechanical system at each floor level
- Type, location & size of equipment.
- Heat loss & heat gain calculations
- Duct design calculations
- Mechanical ventilation calculations & design.
Building permit application form required for all submissions
Required for all designers, except Engineers and Architects when applying for any Construction Permit. Property Owners, if exempted, from Qualification / Certification, they must fill-in the form to specify the reason for exemption.
Required for all buildings where professional design and field review is required by the Ontario Building Code. This Commitment form must be signed by the owner or agent and the professional architect, engineer, or consultant.
Apply by Email
Please note: not all projects are eligible for email submission. Review the list of eligible applications and detailed email submission process.
To submit an application by email please use the ‘Email’ button on top of the Application for a Permit to Construct or Demolish.
Apply in Person
Customers also have the option to attend ANY Toronto Building Customer Service counter to make an application for any of the services listed above. Customers will be asked to present a re-writable DVD or USB containing all the necessary materials for the eligible service requests. No paper copies will be required.
|Permit for Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning (HVAC)||Fee Effective Jan. 1, 2019|
|Group A & B – All Assembly, Institutional, Restaurants||$1.77/m|
|Group C – Single Family Detached or Attached Dwellings, Townhouses:|
|Heating and Ventilating only, with no ductwork||$198.59 flat fee|
|Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning||$250.22 flat fee|
|Boiler/Furnace Replacement||$198.59 flat fee|
|A/C Unit Addition||$198.59 flat fee|
|Other Group C – Buildings||$1.29/m2|
|Group D & E – All Offices, Retail Stores, Mercantile Occupancies||$1.43/m2|
|Group F – Industrial, Garages, Gas Stations:|
|Small Buildings (up to 230 m2)||$214.47 flat fee|
|Other Group F – Buildings (More than 230 m2)||$0.99/m2|
|Add on System, (Unit Heater, Make-up Air Unit, Exhaust Fan) and/or Ductwork Alterations||$198.59 flat fee|
|Boiler/Furnace Replacement or A/C unit||$357.45 flat fee|
|Special Ventilation Systems|
|Commercial Kitchen Exhaust, Spray Booth, Dust Collector, etc.||$428.95 flat fee|
|Plumbing and Drainage Systems – Fixtures/Equipment/Roof Drains:|
|Single Family Dwelling||$21.45 each|
|All other Buildings||$28.61 each|
|Piping for Single Family Detached or Attached Dwellings:|
|Water services, Sanitary and Storm Buried Piping||$198.59 flat fee|
|Repairs, Replacement and Additions of Buried Plumbing and Drainage Piping, Pool Drains||$198.59 flat fee|
|Piping for all other buildings:|
|Inside Sanitary and Storm Piping||$2.42/linear metre|
|Outside Water Services, Sanitary and Storm Piping||$2.42/linear metre|
|Other Plumbing Work|
|Backwater Valves, Manholes, Catchbasins, Interceptors and Sumps Complete with Pumps||$35.75 each|
|Backflow Prevention Devices (devices requiring testing)||$85.79 each|
|Private Sewage Systems:|
|Holding Tank||$357.45 flat fee|
|Septic System||$714.92 flat fee|
Protect Your Privacy
Please do not include any personal information on your Building Plans (e.g., the homeowner’s name or phone number). Building Plans submitted for Permit are subject to disclosure in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA).