photo of an addition being built onto a house

Building Addition or “addition” means a part added to a building, either by being built so as to form one architectural whole with it, or by being joined with it in some way, as by a passage, and so that one is a necessary adjunct or appurtenance of the other or so that both constitute the same building.

Permits Required

  • Building Permit/Development Permit
  • Drainage Permit is required if you are changing the grades
  • Plumbing Permit is required if you are adding plumbing
  • Electrical Permit (if there is electrical, this is not a city permit, you must go to Manitoba Hydro)

Locates must be done prior to starting your project

Drawings Required

  • Site Plan (see Frequently Asked Questions page for requirements),
  • Construction Drawings
    • Cross Sections
    • Window Schedule
    • Foundation Plans
    • Engineered Drawings (if applicable)
    • Plumbing Schematics (if a licensed plumber won’t be doing the plumbing)
  • Engineered Drainage Plan (if applicable)
  • Status of Title (issued by the Winnipeg Land Titles Office no later than 30 days before the date of the application)

Site Requirements

 

Minimum Standards

Front Yard

20 feet from property line

Rear Yard

25 feet from property line

Interior Side Yard

5 feet from property line

Corner Side Yard

10 feet from property line

Permits Required

  • Building Permit/Development Permit
  • Drainage Permit is required if you are changing the grades
  • Plumbing Permit is required if you are adding plumbing
  • Electrical Permit (if there is electrical, this is not a city permit, you must go to Manitoba Hydro)

Locates must be done prior to starting your project

Drawings Required

  • Site Plan (see Frequently Asked Questions page for requirements),
  • Construction Drawings
    • Cross Sections
    • Window Schedule
    • Foundation Plans
    • Engineered Drawings (if applicable)
    • Plumbing Schematics (if a licensed plumber won’t be doing the plumbing)
  • Engineered Drainage Plan (if applicable)
  • Status of Title (issued by the Winnipeg Land Titles Office no later than 30 days before the date of the application) 

Site Requirements

 

Minimum Standards

Front Yard

20 feet from property line

Rear Yard

25 feet from property line

Interior Side Yard

4 feet from property line

Corner Side Yard

5 feet from property line

Permits Required

  • Building Permit/Development Permit
  • Drainage Permit is required if you are changing the grades
  • Plumbing Permit is required if you are adding plumbing
  • Electrical Permit (if there is electrical, this is not a city permit, you must go to Manitoba Hydro)

Locates must be done prior to starting your project

Drawings Required

  • Site Plan (see Frequently Asked Questions page for requirements),
  • Construction Drawings
    • Cross Sections
    • Window Schedule
    • Foundation Plans
    • Engineered Drawings (if applicable)
    • Plumbing Schematics (if a licensed plumber won’t be doing the plumbing)
  • Engineered Drainage Plan (if applicable)
  • Status of Title (issued by the Winnipeg Land Titles Office no later than 30 days before the date of the application)

Site Requirements

 

Minimum Standards

Front Yard

20 feet from property line

Rear Yard

25 feet from property line

Interior Side Yard

5 feet from property line

Corner Side Yard

10 feet from property line

Permits Required

  • Building Permit/Development Permit
  • Drainage Permit is required if you are changing the grades
  • Plumbing Permit is required if you are adding plumbing
  • Electrical Permit (if there is electrical, this is not a city permit, you must go to Manitoba Hydro)

Locates must be done prior to starting your project

Drawings Required

  • Site Plan (see Frequently Asked Questions page for requirements),
  • Construction Drawings
    • Cross Sections
    • Window Schedule
    • Foundation Plans
    • Engineered Drawings (if applicable)
    • Plumbing Schematics (if a licensed plumber won’t be doing the plumbing)
  • Engineered Drainage Plan (if applicable)
  • Status of Title (issued by the Winnipeg Land Titles Office no later than 30 days before the date of the application)

Site Requirements

 

Minimum Standards

Front Yard

100 feet from property line

Rear Yard

25 feet from property line

Interior Side Yard

15 feet from property line

Corner Side Yard

25 feet from property line