Joint Building Services Group

Joint Building Services Group (JBSG)

*For information on the Joint Building Services Group meetings, please click on the following link. Joint Building Services Groups Meeting Information *

At the May 18, 2016 Council meeting, Southgate approved joining Chatsworth, Grey Highlands, and West Grey in the Joint Building Services Group (JBSG). The administering municipality for this group is currently Grey Highlands, so all operations will go through them. The service by the JBSG will begin on June 1, 2016. New fees and charges for the building department were also passed by Council on May 18, 2016 and will be applied starting June 1, 2016.

The process of obtaining a building permit is outlined below:
Step 1 - Complete the building permit application as normal.
Step 2 - Applications can be dropped off at any of the following offices for convenience:

  • Southgate Municipal Office 185667 Grey Rd 9, RR 1, Dundalk, ON N0C 1B0
  • Markdale JBSG Office 50 Lorne St. PO Box 409, Markdale, ON N0C 1H0
  • West Grey Municipal Office 402813 Grey Rd 4, RR 2, Durham, ON N0G 1R0.

Step 3 - Review of the plans by the JBSG staff.
Step 4 - Issuance of permit with payment made out to Grey Highlands. Permits may be picked up at any office requested by the applicant. 

Joint Building Services Fee's and Charges Listing

Note: All inspection requests require 24 hours advance notice to schedule.

To schedule an inspection, please contact the Joint Building Services Group at the number below. All building related questions received will be directed to contact the Joint Building Services Group.

Joint Building Services Group Contact Information
Phone: 226-909-0668
Fax: 226-909-0662

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