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Services & Departments

Building & Planning

Township of Carlow/Mayo Building Department helps to ensure public health and safety, fire protection, resource conservation, environmental integrity and accessibility although its primary purpose is the promotion of public safety through the application of appropriate uniform building standards while safeguarding buildings where we live, work and play, are safe.

The building department reviews permit applications, issues permits, and conducts inspections in accordance with the Ontario Building Code, Township Comprehensive Zoning By-law and other legislation.  

Also the building departments performs preliminary reviews of building projects and provides zoning and Building Code information to the public, committees and other agencies.

Building Department staff would be happy to discuss your building plans, answer any questions, and help guide you through the permitting process. Please contact the building department office or the municipal office to schedule an appointment to ensure that the Chief Building Official is available to meet with you.  

Ed Whitmore, C.B.C.O.

Chief Building Official
Tel:  613-332-8207
Fax: 613-332-2175


Building Department Office is only open on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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