Who needs a Building Permit? Anyone who wants to construct, erect, alter, replace, relocate, or add to any structure* and make any change or alteration to the use made of structures in the Region of Queens Municipality as outlined in the Nova Scotia Building Code Regulations.
 

*ALL structures require a Development Permit.
 

Depending on the nature of your building project, there may be exemptions from the building permit approval process.  For further information or clarification, please contact the Municipal Building Officials.

BEFORE SUBMITTING YOUR BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATION, Applicants please ensure to:

  • Complete ALL the required information, the Building Offical WILL NOT fill in missing information and the application will be returned to the applicant, resulting in delays
  • Read ALL the pages in the application
  • Attach any plans and insulation details
  • ALL fees are paid and marked with the receipt number on the application

DO NOT START ANY WORK UNTIL YOU HAVE RECEIVED AND POSTED THE BUILDING PERMIT.

You will be notified when the building permit can be picked up.

For complete requirements, the application form and the fee structure for Building Permits, click here for a PDF. The application form is a fillable form, however you must print off and sign the completed form and submit it with the required documentation to the Region of Queens with your payment.   Click here for a breakdown of the current permit fees.

**  June 30, 2020:  Due to foot traffic changes of the Municipal Adminsitration building, access to the public in the Planning Department is limited to one person at a time.  Questions or permits can be forwarded via mail, fax or email to tclattenburg@regionofqueens.com.

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