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Construction Details
Examples of some of the drawings you may be required to submit with a building permit application:

You may also be required to submit additional plans or information such as:

  • Site servicing plans (water, sewer, electrical)
  • Site drainage plans
  • Plumbing and drainage information
  • Electrical information
  • Ventilation system information
  • Engineered lumber shop and erection drawings

Your drawings must conform to the National Building Code (2015), the City of Summerside Zoning By-law, and any other applicable bylaws.

Additional requirements can be found in the City of Summerside Building Bylaw.
Permits are also subject to additional requirements found in the Building Code Acts and Regulations

Documents regarding specific building code requirements and general information:

Application of the 2017 National Energy Code for Buildings
Accessory Building Slab Detail
Cantilever Floor Framing
CHMC Basement Insulation Detail
Construction of Air Barrier Details
Continuity of Insulation
Crawlspace Requirements Detail
Drilling and Notching Joists
Electrical Contractor - Information Package
Egress Windows
Fire Protection and Life Safety Systems- Integrated Systems Testing
Helical Piles
HVAC and Service Water Heating Requirements
ICF Foundation Walls
Insulation Placement for Slabs above Frost Line
Metal HRV Duct Sleeves for Ceiling Pentrations
Minimum Insulation Values per Building Assembly
Private Residential Stairs - 2015 National Building Code changes
Priority of Fire-Rated Partition Walls
Radon Pipe Rough-in Detail
Roof-Mounted Solar Arrays-Access Requirements for Firefighting
Soffit Protection Detail
Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Alarms
Step Footing Detail
Typical Residential Deck Construction Details
Universal Washroom Guidelines
Window Installation Guidelines

Free and downloadable versions of all the current Canadian Codes, Guides and Commentaries;

English: https://nrc-publications.canada.ca/eng/search/?q=NRCCode&q=&q=&ps=50&s=dtp&m=1

French: https://nrc-publications.canada.ca/fra/rechercher/?q=CNRCCode&q=&q=&ps=50&s=dtp&m=1

For more information, please contact:

Mike Straw
Building Officer
[email protected]
City of Summerside, 275 Fitzroy Street, Summerside, PE C1N 1H9 Canada

Related City Documents

Building Permit Application
City of Summerside Building Bylaw
Fees for Permits and Development
Technical Services Forms and Applications

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