Property Information Request
All requests must be applied for and paid through the Online Permitting Portal.
Request for permit application plans (drawings)
The City of Vaughan maintains records of building permit plans; however, it is not guaranteed that all records are available. Archived plans are located at an offsite facility and may take up to a week* to retrieve. A request must be made through the Building Standards department by owners (proof of ownership required) or authorized agents (letter of authorization from the owner required) of the property. This documentation must be submitted with a non-refundable fee. Once drawings are retrieved, a Citizen Service Representative will contact the requestor to discuss their copying needs. Additional fees may be required.
*Please note due to COVID, this may take up to 6 weeks to process.
Request for property information
Additional property information such as past building permit inspection notes, past building permit application forms, orders to comply, etc. can be requested through the Building Standards department by owners or authorized agents of the property; a non-refundable fee will be charged. A Citizen Service Representative will contact the requestor to discuss their copying needs. Additional fees may be required.
Request for property surveys
A property survey is a document that outlines the property boundaries and the size of a lot. To request a search of the City’s records for a property survey must be made by the owner (proof of ownership required) or authorized agents (letter of authorization from the owner required) of the property. It is not guaranteed that the survey for the property will be in City records, a minimum non-refundable fee is required for this service. A Citizen Service Representative will contact the requestor to discuss if the survey is found, and the remaining fee will be charged.
Agents must submit the Authorization - Request for Information Form with all requests.
- Build Right Ontario
- Code of Conduct for Building Officials (PDF)
- Fees and Charges By-law 010-2023 (PDF)
- Ministry of Municipal Affairs
- Ontario Association of Architects
- Ontario Building Code
- Ontario Building Code Act, 1992
- Ontario Building Officials Association
- Professional Engineers of Ontario
- York Region