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Permits Online for Home Renovations

City of Winnipeg Release

As Winnipeg residents prepare for summer home renovation projects, the City of Winnipeg has expanded its Permits Online service to allow homeowners to submit digital permit applications for certain types of residential projects. Homeowners can now conveniently apply for permits digitally for outdoor and backyard projects like building a new deck, outdoor pool, or hot tub. Permits Online is a digital resource provided by the City that allows an applicant to create an account and manage active permits and applications, submit documents, make online payments, and track the status of applications. Application submissions through Permits Online were previously only available to contractors and licensed professionals. The permit categories now available to homeowners through Permits Online includes new construction of the following residential building projects: · Detached garage; · Deck; · Carport; · Outdoor pool; · Hot tub/spa; and, · Other structures larger than 10 m2/108 sq. ft. City of Winnipeg staff process Permits Online applications Monday to Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The City posts Permit Application Processing Times online for review. More information on the Permits Online service, including registering for a Permits Online account as well as instructional videos, is available at


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