Portable Classroom Permits

You need a permit to build a portable classroom on the site of an existing school in the Town of Stouffville. View the required application documents and permit fees.

Apply for a permit

To apply for a temporary structure 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:

  • A site plan identifying the location of the proposed portable classroom, fire route, fire hydrants and fire department connections, a zoning summary and all proposed setback dimensions to property lines
  • Building elevations with limiting distance calculations
  • Construction details and construction notes
  • Cross sections to show existing and proposed building construction and specifications of all floors, walls, and roof assemblies
  • Electrical plans, including fire protection plans
  • Fire separation locations
  • Floor plans for every floor level
  • Footing and foundation design
  • Mechanical (HVAC/Plumbing) plans, including HVAC drawings, plumbing drawings and site servicing plans
  • Ontario Building Code Matrix
  • Room finish and door schedules
  • Sections and details plan
  • Stair and ramp construction details

Permit cost

$634 CDN
  • Flat fee per portable

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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