Building and Planning Department

Building, Sewage Disposal, Planning and By-Law Enforcement duties are handled mostly by the Building Department. The department consists of a:

  • Chief Building Official/By-Law Enforcement Officer
  • Deputy Chief Building Official/By-Law Enforcement Officer
  • Planner
  • Building and Planning Assistant/Secretary

Contact the Building Department with your questions on demolition, construction, sewage disposal systems (septics), property zoning, the Official Plan, direction for subdivisions, home businesses, property standards and other related by-law information.

Please Note: We cannot stress enough how important it is to always check with our Building Officials prior to beginning any project. This is to make sure that you have met all requirements, have all the necessary approvals and are in compliance with all applicable regulations. Failure to do this can cause a delay of the processing of your application. If you have started your project, you could be required to remove it if it does not comply to the applicable requirements. It is therefore, in your best interest to consult with us while your project is in the planning stages. 

Contact Us

Travis Toms
Chief Building Official/By-Law Enforcement Officer
The Township of
North Kawartha
280 Burleigh Street
P.O. Box 550
Apsley, Ontario
K0L 1A0

T. 705-656-5182
T. 705-656-4445 ext. 237
Toll Free: 1-800-755-6931 ext. 237
F. 705-656-4446
Email the Chief Building Official/By-Law Enforcement Officer

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