New custom houses in Brampton require architectural review and approval by City staff. This also applies to replacement dwellings on individual lots as well as small infill residential developments that are less than five lots. This process does not apply to areas identified as ‘Mature Neighbourhoods’
or that are subject to Site Plan Control.
Architectural Control Review and Approval for a new custom house is required prior to submitting a building permit application. Urban Design staff will review the submission to assist with the design of the house so that it can conform to Brampton’s City-wide Development Design Guidelines. When the review is complete, Urban Design staff will provide an Architectural Control Review stamp on the final elevations. The review is based on the external appearance of the building in terms of massing, architectural details and materials so that the house fits in with the scale, image and character of the neighbourhood. A fee of $200 is required for the application (as per By-Law 183-2014
To apply, a Custom House Architectural Control Review Application form is to be completed and drawings submitted in accordance with the submission requirements for Custom House Review.
For more information please contact: 905 874 2050.