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Residential Building Permit Vaughan

At Acadia Drafting, we provide our Vaughan clients with expert drafting and permit drawing services that result in municipal approval. We offer a full set of residential permit drawings in Vaughan, including structural, electrical, architectural, mechanical, among many others. So whether you’re looking to renovate your home, or build or demolish your home – our team of licensed professionals can help. We have been servicing Vaughan and its surrounding areas for the past 10 years, helping homeowners plan their projects from ideation to execution. With meticulous attention to detail, our building plans are always done to code so you can get your building permit in Vaughan as quickly as possible. We can help you with:

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Commercial Building Permit Vaughan

Our team at Acadia Drafting ensures your project gets completed on time, and on budget. That’s why we are dedicated to providing our Vaughan homeowners with quick permit approvals by drawing up plans that comply with the Ontario Building Code. With our wide array of architectural solutions for businesses and industrial facilities, you can rest assured you’re in capable hands. In addition to these services, we can also help you with:

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permit required for basement construction

Basement Permits in Vaughan

If you are planning to do any basement construction that goes beyond decor, it is essential to obtain the correct permits. It can be a difficult process to apply for the necessary basement permits in Vaughan, depending on the scope of work you might require multiple. Acadia Drafting can provide expert drafting services and construction advice to expedite the permit process.

Types of basement construction that require a permit:

  • Basement Renovations: For basement renovation projects such as insulation or basement finishing, you must apply for an Interior Alterations Permit.
  • Basement Apartment Construction: If you are interested in constructing a secondary dwelling in your basement, you will need to apply for a Secondary Unit Permit.
  • Basement Underpinning Permit: If required, you might need to lower the basement floor to meet the minimum height for basement apartments, which will necessitate an Underpinning Permit.
  • Separate Basement Entrance: A Walkout Permit will allow you to add a separate entrance to your basement apartment.

Basement permit approval timeline: 2 weeks – 3 months

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permit required for load bearing wall removal

Load-Bearing Wall Removal Permits in Vaughan

Load-bearing walls are essential components of the structure of your property. Acadia Drafting has years of experience proposing permits for load-bearing walls in Vaughan that protect the integrity of your home. Our talented team have the knowledge to offer construction advice that will expedite the permit process.

Permit application process for load-bearing wall removal:

  • Structural Assessment: To confirm whether the wall in question is load-bearing, utilizing both video consultations & onsite visits.
  • Construction Recommendations: For cost-effective load-bearing wall replacements that meet your goals while ensuring structural integrity.
  • Document Preparation: We will prepare all required documents, including drawings and permit applications.
  • Submission & Approval: Submission of permit applications and liaise with relevant authorities on your behalf, ensuring a smooth approval process.

Permit required to remove load-bearing walls: Interior Alterations Permit

Alterations Permit approval timeline: 2 weeks – 3 months

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permits required for home additions

Home Additions Permits in Vaughan

If you are looking to construct a home addition in Vaughan you will need to apply for a Building Permit. Home additions can be any structure that is attached to your property, including second-storey additions, dormer additions, bump-out additions, sunrooms, and more! It is important to adhere to all the local zoning bylaws, necessitating the importance of an experienced drafting company that can ensure all the permit requirements are met for quick permit approval.

Process of applying for a permit for a home addition:

  • Initial Consultation: Discuss project details and permit requirements with Acadia Drafting.
  • Site Measurement & Zoning Assessment: Acadia Drafting will conduct onsite measurements for accurate dimensions.
  • Drafting & Design: Then creating detailed drawings meeting regulatory requirements.
  • Document Preparation & Submission: We will prepare all of the required documents and submit them.

Permit required for home additions: Building Permit

Building Permit approval timeline: 2 weeks – 3 months

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permits required for decks

Deck Permits in Vaughan

If you are looking to construct a new deck at your Vaughan property, regardless of the size you will need to apply for a Building Permit. Permit requirements are determined by the scope of work and local zoning bylaws. Acadia Drafting has years of experience creating deck permit proposals in Vaughan, our team can provide accurate drafting services and recommendations to accelerate the permit process.

Process of applying for a permit for a new deck:

  • Initial Consultation: Discuss project details and permit requirements with Acadia Drafting.
  • Site Measurement & Zoning Assessment: Acadia Drafting will conduct onsite measurements for accurate dimensions.
  • Drafting & Design: Then creating detailed drawings meeting regulatory requirements.
  • Document Preparation & Submission: We will prepare all of the required documents and submit them.

Permit required for decks: Building Permit

Building Permit approval timeline: 2 weeks – 3 months

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permits required for garden and laneway suites

Laneway Suite & Garden Suite Permits in Vaughan

Before you begin construction you will require a Building Permit for both Laneway Suites and Garden Suites. These secondary dwellings are subject to specific permit requirements and zoning bylaws, all drafting and construction plans must adhere to Ontario’s Building Code. Acadia Drafting has extensive experience creating permit proposals that are in line with all the necessary requirements.

Process of applying for a permit for a laneway or garden suite:

  • Consultation: Discuss the details of the project and permit requirements.
  • Site Measurement & Zoning Assessment: Acadia Drafting will conduct onsite measurements for accurate dimensions.
  • Drafting & Design: Then creating detailed drawings meeting regulatory requirements.
  • Document Preparation & Submission: We will prepare all of the required documents and submit them.

Permit required for both Laneway & Garden Suites: Building Permit

Building Permit approval timeline: 2 weeks – 3 months

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    City of Vaughan Building Permit

     

    Acadia Drafting has worked with Vaughan businesses and residents for many years and has specialized in creating safe, efficient work and residential spaces. The first step is obtaining the appropriate permits and permit drawings. Contact us today if you need assistance obtaining permits for your residential or commercial construction/renovation project. 

    For more information on building permits in the City of Vaughan, see their municipal site here.

     

    City Of Vaughan Building Permits

    Who Our Clients Are:

    Homeowners

    Home renovations, additions, custom home builds and more. We help homeowners get their building permit fast with a complete set of drawings prepared in-house by our experts.

    Commercial Property Owners

    We work with restaurant owners, retail store owners, office managers and any other commercial owners to get their building permits approved fast and make their project reality.

    Industrial Property Owners

    We also specialize in working with all kinds of industrial properties, including distribution centres, warehouses and even grow houses that are sustainable and fully functional.

    Contractors and Builders

    We work with contractors and builders to ensure any project goes smoothly and the building permits get approved fast. We provide a full range of construction management services.