About Building Services

About Building Services

The Building Services Department is responsible for enforcing the Ontario Building Code including Septic Systems and Demolitions. The department also administers several Municipal By-laws such as the Sign By-law, Fence By-law and Swimming Pool By-law. Building Services issue permits for all signage in the municipality. Building Services also provides liaison for the Collingwood Heritage Advisory committee and issues heritage permits. Building services also deals with 911 addressing and street names.

Please contact us at 705-445-1030 extension 3243

Topics of Interest:

Building Application Forms Building Related By-laws
Building Services Documents Heritage Website
Homeowner's Guide to Decks Heritage Newsletters
Secondary Suites/Accessory Apartments Heritage Advisory Committee

Department Contacts

Manager, Building Services/Chief Building Official
Bill Plewes   
Phone: 705-445-1030 x3241

Deputy Chief Building Inspector
Brian Bell   
Phone: 705-445-1030 x3297

Building and Plumbing Inspector
Corey Eppinghaus   
Phone: 705-445-1030 x3235

Administrative Assistant
Lynn Gowan   
Phone: 705-445-1030 x3243

Hours of Operation

Hours of Operation 

Monday to Friday
8:30am - 4:30pm

Holiday Hours 2017

Closed December 25 and 26th to observe Statutory Holidays

Closed December 27, 28, and 29

Re-Opening Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 at 8:30 AM

Mailing Address:

PO Box 157
Collingwood, ON  L9Y 3Z5

Office Location:

The Municipal Offices (for Courier Shipments not mailing)
55 Ste. Marie St., Unit 301
Collingwood, Ontario
L9Y 0W6