The Planning and Zoning Department is responsible for City planning and zoning, property and building related bylaws, administration and enforcement of the Manitoba Building Code, Fire Code, and Plumbing Code, as well as the maintenance of all City-owned buildings. At times, this may include contracting out inspection services to other municipalities.
Obtaining a Permit
Building permits must be obtained in person at City Hall, 225 Reimer Avenue from the Planning and Zoning Department Office. For permit fees, please see below. For all permit inquiries, please contact Planning & Zoning at 204-346-6515 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Land Use Conditional Use
A Conditional Use is the use of land or buildings that may be permitted in a particular zone under the current City of Steinbach Zoning By-Law, but because of the type or nature of the use(s) conditions for its establishment and operation it is necessary to ensure compatibility with adjacent land uses.
Click here for the Conditional Use application form and guide.
A Variance is an alteration or change to the standard prescribed under the current City of Steinbach Zoning By-Law. A Variance shall be considered only in cases of undue hardship or practical difficulties particular to the use, character or situation or land or building which is not generally common to other land in the same district.
Click here for Variance application form and guide.
A Minor Variance is a minor alteration or change to the standard prescribed by the City of Steinbach Zoning By-Law. However, the offense shall not exceed ten (10) percent of any height, distance, area, size intensity of use or parking space requirement of the current City of Steinbach Zoning By-Law.
Click here for Minor Variance application form and guide.
The following is a list of fees for various permits provided by the City of Steinbach.
For more information, please contact the Planning & Zoning Department at 204-346-6515.
Permit Type Cost
Building Note: Basic permit for first $1000 construction value - minimum fee
Building per $1000 Note: Per $1000 construction value in excess of initial $1000. Construction value calculated on cost base per square foot. I.E. house on undeveloped basement would be $120/sq. ft. Construction cost to be reviewed annually.
Multi-Family & Non-Residential
Temporary Building Note: Per month, 6 month maximum.
Basic Plumbing Permit
Plumbing - per fixture, floor drain, stack, grease interceptor, acid tank or other fixture