Building Code Changes Effective January 1, 2018
Beginning January 1, 2018, the 2015 version of the National Building Code will be in effect in Saskatchewan. Please view this document for more information about what the changes will mean.
Changes To Plumbing Permits
Beginning April 1, 2016, plumbing permits will no longer be obtained at City Hall and will instead be issued directly by Public Health. Please view this document for an overview of the new plumbing permit process.
New Building Bylaw
Building Bylaw #17/2015 was adopted by City Council on January 25, 2016 and came into effect on March 1, 2016. A copy of the new bylaw is available below. A summary of changes brought about by the new bylaw, as well as new forms and guidelines where applicable, will be posted on this page once they are available.
You require a permit from the City of Meadow Lake if you wish to construct, demolish, build an addition or renovate buildings on your property. The permit allows City of Meadow Lake staff to review your plans to ensure that they comply with all current building codes, bylaws and other applicable regulations.
Either you, your contractor or your builder may apply for a permit. However, as the building's owner, you are responsible for complying with all building requirements.
This flow chart gives an overview of the permit applciation process: Permit Application Process
News & Events
Check back here for current news and events related to building codes, regulations, etc.
Seniors Home Security Program
The government of Saskatchewan has implemented a program which provides free safety assessments and free installations of home safety improvements to low-income seniors and seniors who have been the victim of a break and enter or home invasion.
For more information, and to apply, go to: www.gov.sk.ca/publicsafety/seniorsecurity
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