Building Department

Building Department

Apply for your Permit Online!                                  

The Township of Southwold is pleased to offer residents, builders and the business community Cloudpermit - an online system to apply and track your building permits.  Building permit applications must be obtained through Google Chrome, Safari or Firefox.

The Cloudpermit building permit system allows you to apply for and to see the status of your application anywhere, at any time.  You can start an application and finish it later, and receive email updates on the status of your permit application.  You can even request building inspections.

To get started,  click the button below.


Corey Pemberton, our Chief Building Official, can be reached at 519-769-2010 or inquiries can also be made at 

Building Fees as of April 8, 2019

Smoke Free Building Information

REMINDER- If you are building a shed over 108 sq ft (10.03 m2) or a deck over 24" (60.96 cm) in height, you are required to obtain a building permit.  Failure to obtain a building permit may result in increased fees and a possibility of fines.  Please contact our building department with any questions. 

Brochure - Thinking of starting a Home-Based Business

Energy Efficient Design Summary Form  ( Revised Dec/16)