A building permit is required for a deck higher than 0.6 metres (2 feet) above average ground level or any deck which will eventually support an enclosed structure with a roof such as a sun room, family room, etc.

Regardless of whether or not the deck is attached to the house or any other structure on the property, a building permit is required, as noted above.

For further information, please view the Deck brochure or consult with Community Development Services and Standards Department staff.