Government of New Brunswick

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:
http://www2.gnb.ca/content/dam/gnb/Departments/services/fees-frais/2010/2010ENVDevelopmentandBuildingPermit.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)25.002010-04-01
Development and Building Permit (structures 56.08 square meters or more) - $25.00 plus $5 per $1000 of estimated construction costs25.00 +2010-04-01