Permits and Fees

Land Use Applications Permit Fees Construction Specifications (Decks, Sheds, Fences, etc.)
Mobile SignsSecondary Suites

Obtaining a Permit

Permits are now available online! The City of Steinbach is pleased to offer a new online permitting system called Cloudpermit to apply for and track your building permits. Here are some of the features of the new permitting system:

  • Apply for and see the status of your permit application anywhere, at any time
  • You can start an application and finish it later
  • Receive email updates on the status of your permit application
  • A record of permit documents will be retained under your online profile for future reference
     

The first time you use Cloudpermit you will need to create an account.
Watch a video on how to submit a building permit application.

For all Cloudpermit inquries, please contact Planning and Zoning through the Cloudpermit portal messaging system.
For all other permit inquiries, please contact Planning and Zoning at 204-346-6515 or email planning@steinbach.ca.

Apply for a Permit
As part of the permit process you may be required to provide additional documentation. Common forms are found below. They can be completed and uploaded to Cloudpermit as required and as requested. 

Owner Authorization / Property Owner Consent
Letter of Assurance - Commerical Projects
Residential Ventilation Summary Worksheet
Wood Deck Construction Checklist

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.

Conditional Use Application Form and Guide

Variance

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.

Variance Application Form and Guide

Minor Variance

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.

Minor Variance Application Form and Guide

Zoning By-Law Amendments

Zoning By-Law Amendment Application
 

Mobile Signs

All mobile signs must comply with the policies of Zoning By-Law No. 2055.  All mobile signs located in the City of Steinbach require a permit. On approval, a permit sticker will be issued and must be placed where it is easily visible on the approved sign. The section of the Zoning By-Law related to mobile signs can be viewed below.

Permit Application
Mobile Sign Policies


Secondary Suites

A secondary suite is an accessory dwelling unit added to or created within a single family residence that can be rented and provides basic requirements for living, sleeping, cooking, and sanitation. All secondary suites must conform to the Manitoba Building Code as well as City by-laws.

Secondary Suite Guidelines & Information
 

2021 Fees

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.

Land Use Permit TypeCost
VARIATION 
     Minor (due upon application)$181.00
     Regular (due upon application)$475.00
     Time Extension$237.50
CONDITIONAL USE 
     Regular (due upon application)$475.00
     Time Extension$237.50
Development Plan Amendment$2260.00
Rezoning$2260.00
Zoning Memo$125.00

Residential Capital Development Fees - Effective January 1, 2020
Non-Residential Capital Development Fees - Effective January 1, 2020
Non-Residential Sewer Impact Fees By-Law

Building Permit TypeCost
Building

Note: Basic permit for first $1000 construction value - minimum fee
$50.00

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.

$7.10 Residential

$7.10
Multi-Family & Non-Residential

Temporary Building

Note: Per month, 6 month maximum.
$59.50
Basic Plumbing Permit$30.00
Plumbing - per fixture, floor drain, stack, grease interceptor, acid tank or other fixture$23.70
Demolition / Removal / Moving Permit$59.50
Mobile Sign$118.50

Building Permit Deposit

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