Wood Burning Fireplace and Stove Permits
Wood burning fireplaces and wood/pellet burning stoves are solid fuel burning appliances and must be certified by a recognized Canadian testing agency for residential applications.
- If no change to building footprint - not applicable.
- If there will be a cantilever from the house into a front, side or rear setback, a site plan must be approved by Development Services. The maximum fireplace cantilever is 0.60m (2'-0") into any setback.
Required Permits and Inspections
- Wood Fireplaces and Wood/Pellet Burning Stoves must be certified by a recognized Canadian testing agency.
- Solid fuel burning appliances must be installed in accordance with the Manufacturers specifications including distances from combustible surfaces, venting, chimney materials and hearth construction.
- Solid fuel burning appliances must not be installed in an area which may contain a corrosive atmosphere, flammable gas vapor, combustible dust or combustible fibers.
- Complete your online permit application with eApply
- Manufacturers installation manual showing Canadian testing agency approval.
- Floor plan showing proposed installation location for solid fuel burning appliance.