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Community permits and approvals and development support now offered electronically and by telephone from City of Saint John One Stop Development Shop

27-Mar-2020

These services are being offered virtually at this time to ensure the safety of our community and staff during the COVID-19 response

Starting Monday, March 30, 2020 during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.), the City of Saint John One Stop Development Shop will be offering a suite of virtual services to support and facilitate development and construction within the City. This service is similar to what other municipalities are offering at this time, and remains within the scope of services allowable under the Provincial State of Emergency. 

Permits and Approvals 
By contacting the One-Stop Development Shop at 658-2911 or , we will be accepting and processing complete applications for a number of permits and approvals, including:
•        Building permits
•        Demolition permits
•        Development permits
•        Planning applications
•        Heritage permits
•        Plumbing permits
•        Water and Sewer permits
•        Street occupancy permits
•        Street excavation permits

Applications will be accepted by email only. Applicants must provide a valid email address and be able to submit drawings and construction photographs digitally. Application forms can be found on the One-Stop Development Shop section of the City’s website, found here.

For any applications that require approval by the Planning Advisory Committee, the Heritage Development Board or Common Council, staff will be in touch with applicants to discuss the schedule for these various meetings.

Development Support 
The One-Stop Development Shop will also be providing development support by offering the Pre-Application meeting service virtually – contact us at or 658-2911 to submit a request. 

Helpful online resources:
Schedule of Fees
Online Submission Packages and Information

The One-Stop Development Shop will respond to locate requests when the Call Before you Dig Program has been notified.
Phone: 1-866-DIG LINE (344-5463)

 

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