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A Masterful Plan: Chronicles of a Home Renovation

My husband and I met our contractor at Toronto City Hall to apply for a home renovation permit.

The holiday season is evident all around the city...

An elegant tree stood proud and tall...

Sparkling crystals hang like icicles...

Jubilant skaters come out to play...

Toronto gets ready for winter. Meanwhile, we are busy getting our stuff together for permit application. This is the Permits department of Toronto's City Hall.

A survey is always good to have whether you are buying, selling or renovating a house. It is a required document when applying for a building permit. If you are the homebuyer, ask the seller to provide a copy. Architectural drawings are also required for permit application. You wouldn't believe the details that go into the plans!

Reviewing the details of the plans. What are the joist sizes? What is the length of the laneway leading to the detached garage? What are the room dimensions? What materials are to be used to support the porch?

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