Ontario Experiences Growth In Residential Building Permits

Ontario saw a 15 per cent increase in total residential building permits with more than 122,000 building permits issued across the province in 2021 for new development as well as home improvement from the previous year, says the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC). Additionally, residential home improvement had a 19 per cent increase, residential shed permits went up 18 per cent, garage permits increased nine per cent, swimming pool permits went up 33 per cent, and deck permits went up two per cent.