Building Occupancy Permit Request Form
Obtaining a Building Occupancy Permit or Occupy Only Permit is a two part process: 1. Plan submission and approval, 2. Inspections. If you have received approval of your plan submission, and are ready to request occupancy inspections, please complete this form. If you have not received approval of your plan submission, please refer to the application process on our website for more information:
Date: April 14, 2021
Email Address: A confirmation of the request will be sent to this email address.
Building Information
Building Permit #: - Permit Search by Address Building Address:
Floor(s): Unit(s):
Is this a Partial Interim Occupancy?  
Occupant Information
Business name to be displayed on the Occupancy Permit:
Occupant contact name: Occupant contact phone #:
Occupant contact email:
Inspection & Site Access Information
Desired inspection start date (work must be completed)[2]:
Desired occupancy date: Note: A desired occupancy date less than 3 working days from today qualifies as a RUSH request, which will result in double the occupancy fees.[3]
Site access contact name:
Site access contact phone #: Site access contact email:
Site Access Options (Select One)[4]:

No need to call separately for inspections.

This option is mandatory if the site is locked.
Additional Information:
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If you have additional questions, please contact the Occupancy Permit Clerk at 204-986-5136 or
  1. Once approved, you will receive your Occupancy Permit via email. If you do not have an email address, you may pick up your Occupancy Permit in person: City of Winnipeg, Development and Inspections Division, 4th floor - 65 Garry Street, Winnipeg, MB.
  2. Inspectors make every effort to complete inspections within 3 working days from the desired inspection start date. If site access is not granted during these 3 days, the occupancy request will be denied and additional fees will apply.
  3. Requests for Occupancy made less than 3 working days prior to the desired occupancy date are considered RUSH requests. These requests will be subject to double the applicable occupancy fees, if the request can be accommodated.
  4. If Mechanical, Electrical, or Plumbing trades are involved, the licensed contractor must be on site for the respective inspections.
  5. A scheduler will contact you to coordinate your occupancy inspection time.
"Personal information is collected under the authority of The City of Winnipeg Charter Act, and is used for the administration and enforcement of The City of Winnipeg Building By-law No. 4555/87. This information will be disclosed publicly in accordance with the disclosure provisions of the Province of Manitoba - Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. If you have any questions about the collection, use, or disclosure of your information, contact the Corporate FIPPA Coordinator by: mail to the City Clerk's Department, Administration Building, 510 Main Street, Winnipeg MB, R3B 1B9; by telephone to 311; or by email to"
Submission Information

Note: The submission of incomplete forms will result in process delays.