Government of New Brunswick
  • Description
  • Fees
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  • Overview

    The building, locating, relocating, demolishing, altering or replacing of a building or structure in an unincorporated area requires a development and building permit.

    Eligibility

    Anyone building, locating, relocating, demolishing, altering or replacing of a building or structure in an unincorporated area.

    Description

    The building permit will trigger an inspection to ensure that the structure is built to the National Building Code. Accessory buildings and structures and those buildings and structures that are designed for overnight accommodations and less than 56.08 square meters do not require an inspection but do require a permit.

    Building permit forms are available at the Regional Service Commission for the area where the construction takes place.

    Changes To Fees

    This document provides the rationale supporting changes to fees, associated revenue information, and the legal authority:
    2010 ENV Development and Building Permit.pdf


    Fees

    Unless otherwise specified, Fees exclude the harmonized sales tax (HST).

    Fee DescriptionRate in $Effective Date
    YYYY-MM-DD
    Development and Building permit (structures less than 56.08 square meters)25.002012-02-14
    Development and Building Permit (structures 56.08 square meters or more) - $25.00 plus $5 per $1000 of estimated construction costs25.00 +2012-11-16
    Contact Email Location
    Fredericton