Site Alteration Permit (SALT)

As per the Site Alteration By-law 2011-232, a Site Alteration Permit (SALT) is required to carry out Site Alteration activities. SALT applications are administered by the City’s Engineering Department.

Site alteration activities include:

  • removal of topsoil from land;
  • the placement or dumping of fill on land;
  • the alteration of the grade of land through the movement, removal or placement of Topsoil or Fill

Note: SALT is not required for a detached infill residential construction or residential additions on a single family lot. Residential infill and additions must go through the Residential Infill Grading and Servicing (RIGS) application process.

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