If a deck is lower than 24″ and is unsheltered, a building permit is not required.  

If you have plans on enclosing a deck in the future, that is below 24″ a building permit is required.

If you’re planning to build an unsheltered deck that is higher than 24”, a permit is required.

Unsheltered deck less than 24” from grade

Permits Required

  • Drainage Permit is required if you are changing the grades

Locates must be done prior to starting your project

Site Requirements

 

Minimum Standards

Front Yard

20 feet from property line

Rear Yard

1 foot from property line

Interior Side Yard

1 foot from property line

Corner Side Yard

10 feet from property line

Unsheltered deck more than 24” from grade

Permits Required

  • Building Permit/Development Permit
  • Drainage Permit is required if you are changing the grades

Locates must be done prior to starting your project

Drawings Required

  • Site Plan (see Frequently Asked Questions page for requirements),
  • Construction Drawings
    • Cross Sections
    • Foundation Plans
    • Engineered Drawings (if applicable)
  • 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

Unsheltered deck less than 24” from grade

Permits Required

  • Drainage Permit is required if you are changing the grades

Locates must be done prior to starting your project

Site Requirements

 

Minimum Standards

Front Yard

20 feet from property line

Rear Yard

1 foot from property line

Interior Side Yard

1 foot from property line

Corner Side Yard

10 feet from property line

Unsheltered deck more than 24” from grade

  • A building permit is required
  • A drainage permit is required if you are changing the grades

Locates must be done prior to starting your project

Drawings Required

  • Site Plan (see Frequently Asked Questions page for requirements),
  • Construction Drawings
    • Cross Sections
    • Foundation Plans
    • Engineered Drawings (if applicable)
  • 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

Unsheltered deck less than 24” from grade

Permits Required

  • Drainage Permit is required if you are changing the grades

Locates must be done prior to starting your project

Site Requirements

 

Minimum Standards

Front Yard

20 feet from property line

Rear Yard

1 feet from property line

Interior Side Yard

1 feet from property line

Corner Side Yard

10 feet from property line

Unsheltered deck more than 24” from grade

Permits Required

  • Building Permit/Development Permit
  • Drainage Permit is required if you are changing the grades

Locates must be done prior to starting your project

Drawings Required

  • Site Plan (see Frequently Asked Questions page for requirements),
  • Construction Drawings
    • Cross Sections
    • Foundation Plans
    • Engineered Drawings (if applicable)
  • 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

1 feet from property line

Interior Side Yard

1 feet from property line

Corner Side Yard

10 feet from property line

Unsheltered deck less than 24” from grade

Permits Required

  • Drainage Permit is required if you are changing the grades

Locates must be done prior to starting your project

Site Requirements

 

Minimum Standards

Front Yard

100 feet from property line

Rear Yard

1 foot from property line

Interior Side Yard

1 foot from property line

Corner Side Yard

10 feet from property line

Unsheltered deck more than 24” from grade

Permits Required

  • Building Permit/Development Permit
  • Drainage Permit is required if you are changing the grades

Locates must be done prior to starting your project

Drawings Required

  • Site Plan (see Frequently Asked Questions page for requirements),
  • Construction Drawings
    • Cross Sections
    • Foundation Plans
    • Engineered Drawings (if applicable)
  • 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

If you’re planning to build a sheltered deck, a building permit is required whether it is attached to a dwelling or free standing.  

Sheltered Deck

Permits Required

  • Building Permit/Development Permit
  • Drainage Permit is required if you are changing the grades

Locates must be done prior to starting your project

Drawings Required

  • Site Plan (see Frequently Asked Questions page for requirements),
  • Construction Drawings
    • Cross Sections
    • Foundation Plans
    • Engineered Drawings (if applicable)
  • 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

 

Sheltered Deck

Permits Required

  • Building Permit/Development Permit
  • Drainage Permit is required if you are changing the grades

Locates must be done prior to starting your project

Drawings Required

  • Site Plan (see Frequently Asked Questions page for requirements),
  • Construction Drawings
    • Cross Sections
    • Foundation Plans
    • Engineered Drawings (if applicable)
  • 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

 

Sheltered Deck

Permits Required

  • Building Permit/Development Permit
  • Drainage Permit is required if you are changing the grades

Locates must be done prior to starting your project

Drawings Required

  • Site Plan (see Frequently Asked Questions page for requirements),
  • Construction Drawings
    • Cross Sections
    • Foundation Plans
    • Engineered Drawings (if applicable)
  • 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 foot from property line

Interior Side Yard

5 foot from property line

Corner Side Yard

10 feet from property line

 

Sheltered Deck

Permits Required

  • Building Permit/Development Permit
  • Drainage Permit is required if you are changing the grades

Locates must be done prior to starting your project

Drawings Required

  • Site Plan (see Frequently Asked Questions page for requirements),
  • Construction Drawings
    • Cross Sections
    • Foundation Plans
    • Engineered Drawings (if applicable)
  • 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