Building Permit Application & Inspection Status
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The Building Permit Application & Inspection Status site does not contain information about permits that are more than five years old, closed or cancelled. Information contained on this site is updated as of the previous business day. No personal information, such as owner’s name, address or telephone number is included.
Status of Preliminary Zoning Reviews:
Please note that the status of Preliminary Zoning Reviews such as Zoning Certificates and Preliminary Project Reviews (PPRs) is not shown in the Permit Status web application. To find the status of a preliminary review, please contact Toronto Building Customer Service.
If you are not sure what your permit status means, search the glossary for the status definition.
Application has met the submission requirement; however the intake has not been accepted yet because of the required initial permit fee.
The Application has been received but intake has not been accepted or processed.
The permit application is dormant for over five months and the owner / Applicant have been notified with a cancellation notice via registered mail. The Permit Application will be cancelled without further notice if no response is received within a month of the cancellation notice.
The Application has been accepted, and the Review has resulted in a Notice that has been sent.
The permit has been issued and is under active inspection.
Review has been completed, however other approvals and / or fees are outstanding.
Application has been accepted but the review has not started.
Review of the application has begun and the Examiner has identified deficiencies or outstanding items. A Notice has been sent to the Applicant and the Examiner is waiting for a response.
The Application has been received but it is on hold because of missing information.
The Permit has been issued.
The Permit has been revoked.
Ready for Issuance
A Review has been completed, and the Permit is ready for issuance at any time. For mechanical, plumbing permits that are related to a Building Permit may have to be issued together.
Application has been Accepted, the review has resulted in a Refused Notice that was sent to applicant. It is advisable that all items in the Refusal Notice be addressed before a response is submitted to the Examiner.
A response to a Notice has been submitted to Toronto Building. The review of the application is back in the queue.
A response to a Notice has been submitted to Toronto Building.
A Notice of Change has been submitted to the Chief Building Official.
A Notice of Change has been submitted to the Chief Building Official and the revision has been accepted.
An Application has been accepted and the Review has started but is not completed.
There is an Inspection Order against this Permit.
Work Not Started
An Inspection was conducted and the construction has not taken place.
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