Media Release: COVID-19 Update: Building and Construction

Posted On Friday May 15, 2020

(HUNTSVILLE, ON) In response to Stage 1 of Ontario re-opening, the Town of Huntsville and Township of Lake of Bays have issued a letter to the building industry to provide clarity on lifted restrictions. As of May 19, 2020 Building Permits and Site Inspections will be available for all construction sites within the Town of Huntsville. Over the next week, staff will be working diligently on issuing previously reviewed applications put on hold due to Ontario’s Essential Workplace restrictions. All applicants of those permits can expect a digital version of their permits to be emailed to them during this time.

Anyone wanting to submit a new permit application or a revision to an existing permit may do so by emailing their documents to

For more information pertaining to permit submission and inspection request please visit

For frequently asked questions or to ask a question on Town Services during COVID-19 visit For a full list of up-to-date information on Town services, support and resources during COVID-19 visit online at


For More Information Contact:
Chris Nagy
Chief Building Official
Town of Huntsville
705 789 1751 x 2228

Stephen Watson
Chief Building Official
Township of Lake of Bays
705 635 2272 x 225