Transit bus delays and cancellations possible beginning Monday, Nov 27. Check your bus schedule online before heading out.
On January 1, 2024, the new Manitoba Building, Plumbing, Energy and Fire Codes will be in effect. See the 2024 construction codes implementation bulletin to learn about how the new codes will apply to your project.
Le 1er janvier 2024, les nouveaux codes du bâtiment, de la plomberie, de l’énergie et de la prévention des incendies du Manitoba entreront en vigueur. Consultez le bulletin sur la mise en œuvre des codes de construction de 2024 pour savoir comment les nouveaux codes s’appliqueront à votre projet.
Is a permit required?
Yes, a development permit is required.
Barrier-free ramps require a development permit as per the Winnipeg Zoning By-law.
No, a building permit is not required.
However, barrier-free ramps must be constructed in accordance with the Manitoba Building Code.
Although a building permit is not required, a barrier-free ramp must be constructed in accordance with the Manitoba Building Code:
- Handrail height shall be between 865 mm (2’-10”) and 965 mm (3’-2”)
- Horizontal extension of handrail is not required
- Guard height of 900 mm (3’-0”) is permitted where the difference in elevation between the landing/ramp and the ground is less than 1.8 m (6’-0”) [MBC 22.214.171.124.(3)]
Review the development and building permit process to help navigate application requirements.
To apply for a development permit, provide the following documentation. Refer to the permit application for detailed information that must be included in each document.
- Development permit application form
- Letter of authorization from the owner (substitute the owner statement if professionals are involved)
- Site plan
How to apply
Please ensure you have gathered all required documentation before applying.
Please contact us.