Permits and Fees

A reminder that permits are required for construction of residential dwellings, commercial buildings, sheds, garages, greenhouses, extensions as well as repairs, renovations, demolition, advertising signs, fences, private paving of driveways, moving fill and sod cutting.

Please contact Elizabeth Whitten, Finance & Administrative Officer at 709.726.7930 x Ext. 29 for any information on permits or development.

Permits to burn are usually required from early May until early September. Please contact the Department of Natural Resources at 709.729.4180 for exact dates or to obtain a permit.

Development Applications

The Town is changing the deadline to submit development applications in order to improve our business flow and customer service.

Please be advised that effective June 5, 2017:

The deadline for the next Council Meeting is 12:00pm September 28, 2017.

Development applications must be submitted with a current survey, house plans, scale diagrams/drawings (as applicable) and the Town’s Development Application plus applicable fees.

Correspondences (other than development applications) must be addressed in writing by Thursday (12:00pm) immediately occurring prior to the scheduled Council meeting.

2017 Tax Fee Schedule

Development Application – Dwelling

Development Application – Outbuildings and Structures

Permit Application – Exterior Repair, Renovation or Driveway Paving