ACCESSORY BUILDINGS

Residents constructing or erecting an accessory building, such as a shed or garage, on their property are required to obtain a Building Permit.

The following sizes of accessory buildings do not require a Building Permit:

  • Town of Stonewall: 120 square feet or less in floor area;
  • Town of Teulon: 120 square feet or less in floor area and under 10 feet in height;
  • R.M. of Rockwood: 120 square feet or less in floor area and under 15 feet in height;
  • R.M. of Rosser: 107.64 square feet or less in floor area and under 15 feet in height.
NOTE: In no instance shall an accessory building be placed or constructed on a property prior to a principal building. Please contact the SIPD for more information.
 
 
To confirm whether or not the intended development is permitted within the proposed zone, please Click Here to view the applicable Zoning By-Law, or contact the SIPD.

Building Permits for accessory structures must include:
  • Completed application form (Click Here for PDF);
  • Detailed site plan (Click Here for PDF);
  • Letter of Intent regarding the intended use of the accessory building (if applicable);
  • Please note on plans any proposed plumbing rough-ins or hookups;
  • One (1) easily-readable paper copy and one (1) legible PDF copy of plans that are 11” x 17” or smaller. For plans larger than 11” x 17”, two (2) paper copies or one (1) paper copy and one (1) PDF are required. All plans are to be drawn to a minimum scale of 1:500 or 1”= 40’. Note: if the building has tall wall construction, has over 30 foot wide trusses, or contains more than one storey, a Manitoba Licensed Professional Engineer's signature and seal dated within one year of the complete application date is required;
  • When proposing a Detached Garage or Accessory Building with a foundation slab of up to 800 sq ft or 30 feet wide, you may use the 'Accessory Buildings Sheet'. When submitting your own plans, please ensure that all of the details noted in the Accessory Buildings Sheet are included (Click Here for PDF);
  • Status of Title for the land that is subject to the application. The Status of Title cannot be more than 30 days old;
  • Letter of authorization (required if someone is applying on behalf of the landowner); 
  • Total construction value (i.e., final project costs including all material and labour);
  • Application Review Fee and/or Development Permit Fee. Additional Permit Fees and Construction Security Deposit are required (as applicable) in accordance with the SIPD’s Fee Structure By-Law prior to permit issuance (Click Here for PDF);
  • It is the responsibility of the applicant / owner to satisfy or adhere to any Development Agreement requirements that may pertain to the property. Some requirements may need to be fulfilled prior to the SIPD’s issuance of permits.

Electrical Permits are obtained through Manitoba Hydro.
 
If the proposed development is located adjacent to a Provincial Road or Highway, an additional permit may be required from the Province (Manitoba Infrastructure) when applying for a permit from the SIPD.
 
Please note that incomplete applications will not be accepted.