The 2015 National Building Code of Canada is now in effect in New Brunswick.
Building permits are required for all work on buildings which have over-night sleeping accomodations, and all other buildings over 215 square feet (20 square metres); including the construction of new buildings, and the alteration, renovation, reconstruction, demolition, removal and relocation of existing buildings.
Building permits are required to protect both the property owner and the surrounding community by ensuring that any proposed construction is in conformity with applicable regulations. Building permits are also required to ensure that construction meets the National Building Code of Canada standards.
Building permit applications may be completed at the Regional Service Commission 11 office in Fredericton. The following information will be required to complete an Application for a Building Permit :