Two Unit Dwelling Registration Process Body Content STEP 1: Zoning By-Law Compliance STEP 2: Apply online for a building permit. Submission requirements include: A completed Application for Registration and Change of Use Building Permit, Two-Unit Dwelling Payment of $200 registration fee Payment of $1,082.43 permit fee 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 Here to Apply STEP 3: Complete construction and book inspections. Instructions on booking inspections Mandatory Inspections for Two Unit Dwellings (PDF) STEP 4: Email ESA Certificate from the Electrical Safety Authority to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will finalize your registration. Completing the registration process ensures a second unit meets all requirements under 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 second units.