BY-LAW NUMBER 2005-128
CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF KITCHENER
(Being a by-law to repeal and replace Chapter 710 of the City of
Kitchener Municipal Code with respect to Building - Permits and Fees).
WHEREAS section 7 of the Building Code Act, 1992 S.O. 1992, Chapter 23 as amended,
empowers Council to pass certain by-laws;
NOW THEREFORE the Council of the Corporation of the City of Kitchener enacts as follows:
This by-law may be referred to as the Building By-law.
"Act" means the Building Code Act, 1992, S.O. 1992, c.23, as amended.
"applicant” means the owner of a building or property who applies for a permit or any person
authorized by the owner to apply for a permit on the owner’s behalf, or any person or
corporation empowered by statute to cause the construction or demolition of a building or
buildings and anyone acting under the authority of such person or corporation.
“architect” means the holder of a license, certificate of practice or a temporary license issued
under the Architects Act as defined in the Building Code.
“as constructed plans” are defined in the Building Code as construction plans and specifications
that show the building and the location of the building on the property as the building has been
"Building Code" means the regulations made under section 34 of the Act.
"Building Official" means a Chief Building Official, Deputy Building Official or Inspector
appointed by the City.
“Chief Building Official” means a Chief Building Official appointed by by-law by the City for the
purposes of enforcement of the Act and shall include a designate where not prohibited by law.
“City” means The Corporation of the City of Kitchener.
“construct” means construct as defined in subsection 1(1) of the Act.
“construction site” means any construction site in respect of which a building permit has been
issued for construction of a new