Garage and Carport Permits

If you want to construct a detached or attached garage or carport on your property in the Town of Stouffville, you need a permit.

Apply for a permit

To apply for a permit, please submit the following forms and plans to the Building Services counter located in our Municipal Offices at 111 Sandiford Dr.


You need to include the following plans in your application package:

  • Site plan identifying the location of the existing building and proposed garage or carport, including all setback dimensions to property lines
  • Floor plan of proposed garage or carport
  • Details of footings, including footing size, spacing, depth, height above grade, and frost protection details
  • Sizes and locations of all columns
  • Sizes, locations, and spans of all beams
  • Roof framing information
  • Construction details and notes
  • Floor framing information (joists, beams, lintels)

Permit cost

$1.73 per square foot
  • Note: a minimum permit fee of $212 applies

We accept cash, cheque or debit for fee payments.

Building and Planning Counter
111 Sandiford Drive, Stouffville ON
(905) 640-1900

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