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Planning & Building Safety Department

Information & Requirements

Below are some helpful information handouts on common topics relating to planning your space in Brandon.

2019 Fees Notice

Please be advised that the 2019 Fees By-law is now in effect. We are currently updating our handouts and application forms to reflect the change in fees and if a discrepancy is found PDF Logo By-law 7223 (225 KB) provides the authority to determine the fee to be charged.


The Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes is pleased to introduce FREE online presentations on the 2010 National Model Construction Codes. These complimentary online presentations provide detailed overviews of major technical changes in the 2010 editions of the National Building Code of Canada (NBC), National Fire of Canada (NFC) and National Plumbing Code of Canada (NPC).

Click here to view the 2010 Codes Online Presentations


Site Plan Requirements

PDF Icon Accessory Uses for Residential Properties (376 KB), including but not limited to decks, pools, and garages;

PDF Icon Buildings with One or Two Dwelling Units (277 KB); and

PDF Icon Multiple Residential and All Non-Residential Developments (430 KB).



PDF Icon Site Plan Information (376 KB)



PDF Icon Building a Deck (205 KB)

PDF Icon Deck Construction Detail (795 KB)

PDF Icon Required Site Plan Information (376 KB)

PDF Icon Constructing a Deck (712 KB)


Detached Garage

PDF Icon Building a Detached Garage (549 KB)

PDF Icon Required Site Plan Information (376 KB)


Inspection Handouts

PDF Icon Guidelines to Residential Final Inspection (104 KB)

PDF Icon Guidelines to Plumbing Inspection (112 KB)


Plumbing Handouts

PDF Icon When Is a Plumbing Permit Required (36 KB)

*PDF Logo Change Notice - 2010 Manitoba Plumbing Code Interpretation - Sanitary Building Drains (80 KB)*


Heating & Ventilation

 Ventilation Design Form (79 KB)


Vacant & Derelict Buildings

Boarded Building Process Flowchart (106 KB)

Vacant Building Process Flowchart (181 KB)


Miscellaneous Handouts

Guidelines for Developing a Suite (400 KB)

Secondary Suites (372 KB)


Pools and Hot Tubs

Swimming Pool Requirements (98 KB)

Hot Tub Requirements (60 KB)


General Info

 Current Fee Schedule from Fees By-Law (238 KB)

 Permit Rules and Regulations (36 KB)

 Form - Notice Regarding Demolition Permit (Hazardous Materials) (197 KB)

 9.36 Energy Efficiency - User's Guide and Reference Manual (758 KB)


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City of Brandon - 410 9th Street - Brandon MB - R7A 6A2 - Phone: 204. 729. 2186