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By-law No. 2007-082 THE CORPORATION OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF BAYHAM BY-LAW NO. 2007-082 A By-law to amend By-Law No.2007-023 being a by-law to regulate building construction, demolition,change of use permits,septic systems,sewer connection permits and inspections I. That Section 5 of By-Law No. 2007-023 be the same is hereby repealed, and replaced with the following: 5. PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS 5.1 When required by the Chief Building Official,every applicant shall furnish sufficient plans, specifications, documents and other information, including design calculations,to enable the Chief Building Official to determine whether the proposed construction,demolition, or change of use conforms to the Act and the Building Code, and any other applicable law. 5.2 When required by the Chief Building Official,every applicant shall furnish a site plan. Such site plan shall: 5.2.1 Indicate the lot size and dimensions of the property; 5.2.2 Show the dimensions of any building existing and proposed and its relationship to adjoining buildings,parking spaces and their location, off street loading areas,location of driveways, landscaped areas, signs, fences and all other structures, drains and such other information as the Chief Building Official may require. 5.2.3 Indicate the proposed lot coverage; 5.2.4 Indicate the existing and finished grades and first floor elevations referenced to an established datum at or adjacent to the site in respect of which the application is made; 5.2.5 Show information relative to drainage; 5.2.6 Be prepared by an Ontario Land Surveyor or Professional Engineer licensed to practice Engineering in the Province of Ontario,when grades,elevations and drainage is provided on the site plan. A deposit of$500 shall accompany the site-grading plan upon submission for a permit. The deposit will be refunded to the applicant upon submission of a letter from an Ontario Land Surveyor or Professional Engineer stating that the as constructed grades, building elevation and surface drainage of the lot is within reasonable tolerance of the proposed grades,elevations and surface drainage. The letter of grading confirmation shall be referred to as a grading certificate. 5.3 In lieu of separate specifications,the Chief Building Official may allow the essential information to be shown on the plans; 5.4 Plans submitted shall be legible and be drawn to scale upon paper or such other suitable and durable material as the Chief Building Official may require. By-Law 2007-082 -2- 5.5 Plans and specifications furnished according to this By-Law or otherwise required by the Act become the property of the municipality and will be disposed of or retained in accordance with relevant legislation. 5.6 Where a permit has been issued,application shall be made in writing to the Chief Building Official for any revision of the permit before any change is made. 5.7 Where application is made for a demolition permit under subsection 8(1) of the Act,the application shall: 5.7.1 Contain the information required by clauses 4.3.1 to 4.4.4. 5.7.2 Be accompanied by satisfactory proof that arrangements have been made with the proper authorities for the cutting off and plugging of all water, sewer, gas, electric,telephone or other utilities and services. 5.8 Where application is made for a conditional permit under subsection 8(3)of the Act,the application shall: 5.8.1 Contain the information required by clauses 4.3.1 to 4.4.4 5.8.2 Contain such other information,plans and specifications concerning the complete project as the Chief Building Official may require. 5.8.3 State the reasons why the applicant believes that unreasonable delays in construction would occur if a conditional permit is not granted. 5.8.4 State the necessary approvals,which must be obtained in respect of the proposed building and the time in which such approvals were obtained. 5.8.5 State the time in which plans and specifications of the complete building will be filed with the Chief Building Official. 5.9 Every application for a change of use permit issued under subsection 10(1) of the Act shall be submitted to the Chief Building Official,and shall: 5.9.1 Describe the building in which the occupancy is to be changed, by a description that will readily identify and locate the building. 5.9.2 Identify and describe in detail the current and proposed occupancies of the building or part of a building for which the application is made. 5.9.3 Include plans and specifications which show the current and proposed occupancy of all parts of the building,and which contain sufficient information to establish compliance with the requirements of the Building Code, including: floor plans; details of wall,ceiling and roof assemblies identifying required fire resistance ratings and load bearings capacities. 5.9.4 Be accompanied by the required fee. 5.9.5 State the name,address and telephone number of the owner. 5.9.6 Be signed by the owner or his or her authorized agent who shall By-Law 2007-082 -3- certify the truth of the contents of the application. 5.10 Where an application for a permit or for authorization to make a material change to a plan, specification,document or other information on the basis of which a permit was issued,contains an equivalent material, system or building design for which authorization under section 9 of the Act is requested,the following information shall be provided: 5.10.1 A description of the proposed material, system or building design for which authorization under section 9 of the Act is requested. 5.10.2 Any applicable provisions of the Building Code. 5.10.3 Evidence that the proposed material, system or building design will provide the level of performance required by the Building Code. 2. EFFECT This By-Law shall come into force and effect upon final passing. READ A FIRST,SECOND AND THIRD TIME AND FINALLY PASSED THIS 6 DAY OF SEPTEMBER 2007. A A AA A Af. *firen,leic)rn MA R CLERK