Welcome to City of Cambridge Online Permits

The online property search allows you to find building permit details and application status information online. Building permit applications can now easily be searched by street address or roll number and provide details on work type, permit status, application date and property details.

New - You can now apply, check the status, and pay for permits online, all from the comfort of your home or office. Please register to create a user account in order to apply.

We are currently accepting the following application types:

    • New residential building permits
    • New residential townhouse building permits
    • Mobile sign permits
    • Residential accessory permits
    • Residential deck/porch permits
    • Residential pool permit
    • Permanent sign permits
    • Trade License new application and renewal

For a detailed walk-though of our online permits service, watch the instructional video below.

Terms of Use Agreement
The City of Cambridge maintains this website as a service to members of the public for the purpose of providing on-line information about building application status within the City of Cambridge. By using this site, you are agreeing to comply with, and be bound by, the following terms of use.

Online Search Help Guide & Glossary
If you are not sure how to search for a permit or what a permit status means search the help guide and glossary of terms for a definition and more information.

Development and Infrastructure
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Cambridge, ON, N1R 8S1
T: (519) 621-0740
TTY: (519) 623-6691
Email: planning@cambridge.ca