Request Access to Permit Documents

ATTENTION: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, the Request to Access Permit Documents service has been temporarily suspended.

If you require access to permit drawings during this time, please submit a Freedom of Information Request through the Clerk’s Department.

For additional information and updates about COVID-19 and affected City services, visit markham.ca/covid19.

Building permit documents contained in our records are usually available for viewing or reproduction by the Registered Property Owner or their authorized agent. Agents must submit a completed Authorization to Access Permit Documents [PDF] form prior to viewing the drawings.

You will be contacted by a Customer Service Representative within 5 business days of submitting this online request to confirm the availability of documents and to make an appointment to view or arrange for reproduction.

Please note:

  1. This request is only for Issued Permit Records. Files with a status of application are not approved and are not available for viewing / reproduction.
  2. Surveys are available for viewing only. Copies cannot be made at the Building Counter, however, a request for a copy can be made through the Clerk's Department using a Freedom of Information Request.
  3. Individuals other than the Registered Property Owner or their authorized agent must contact the Clerk's Department through a Freedom of Information Request to view permit documents.
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