2022 Top 10 municipalities residential building permit insights

The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC), which tracks property data across the province of Ontario, reports that 104,900 residential permits were issued across Ontario, down by 14 per cent from 2021. These permits were for home improvements including renovations, additions, swimming pools, sheds, garages and decks. 

Below are the top 10 municipalities for permits issued in each category:

Renovations additions

Home improvement

Swimming pools

Residential building permits



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