• ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​STEP 1: Ensure you are following the Zoning By-Law
  • STEP 2: Apply online for a building permit. Submission requirements include:
    • A completed Application for Registration and Change of Use Building Permit, Three-Unit Dwelling
    • Payment of $200 registration fee, $400 registration fee if applying for the second unit and third unit together
    • Payment deposit of $453.44 or $1,571.59​ deposit fee if applying for the second and third units together
    • Legal survey of the property
    • Complete sets of the drawings, prepared in accordance with generally accepted architectural and engineering practices
    • Read the Submission Requirements prior to starting your online application.
    ​​​​​​​​Click to Apply
  • STEP 3: At issuance of the permit, a payment fee balance may be applicable.
  • STEP 4: Complete construction and book inspections as required.
    Occupancy inspections of the second and third unit can be granted separately. All other inspections must be booked together.
  • STEP 5: Email ESA Certificate from the Electrical Safety Authority to twounit.zoning@brampton.ca and we will finalize your registration. Completing the registration process ensures a third unit meets all requirements unde​r the Ontario Building Code or Fire Code, Electrical Safety Authority and local Zoning By-Law. A registration system also helps the City identify the location of third units.​​​​​


Phone: 3-1-1 (within Brampton) or 905.874.2401 (outside Brampton)

In Person:

City of Brampton Building Division
8850 McLaughlin Road, Unit 1 (Flower City Community Campus)
Monday to Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Email: twounit.zoning@brampton.ca

Other Contacts

Association of Architectural Technologists of Ontario

Brampton Fire Services

Electrical Safety Authority
1.877.ESA.SAFE (372.7233)

Insurance Bureau of Canada

Land Registry Office
1 Gateway Boulevard, Brampton

Ontario Association of Architects

Ontario One Call (Call Before You Dig)

Professional Engineers Ontario

Region of Peel Ser​vice (Water) Connection
905.791.7800 x7973​

Contact Planning, Building and Growth Management

Flower City Community Campus
8850 McLaughlin Road, Unit 1,
Brampton, Ontario L6Y 5T1