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Posted Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Selwyn Logo with Construction Hat Building Code Corner - May 2019 Edition
In this edition of the Building Code Corner, we will focus on the stages of inspection for construction and the landowner/permit holder’s responsibilities. For this example, we will consider a new construction project of a typical detached single family dwelling. 
Building permits are issued to the landowner or authorized individual listed in the permit application. While the authorized individual, such as a general...

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Posted Wednesday, April 03, 2019

Kawartha Lakes Construction Congratulations to Kawartha Lakes Construction as they were the recipient of not one... but SEVEN awards during the Peterborough & The Kawarthas Home Builders Association Housing Design Awards on Friday night at The Venue Peterborough!   For more information, visit:  https://www.thepeterboroughexaminer.com/news-story/9264244-seven-design-awards-for-kawartha-lakes-construction/
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Posted Thursday, March 28, 2019

Selwyn Logo with Construction Hat Building Code Corner - April 2019
Every month, the Township of Selwyn Building Department will create an article addressing a topic related to the building code and building permits. This month, we will focus on the requirements for a complete application.
For this example, we’ll consider a new construction project of a typical detached single family dwelling.  While the requirements for a complete application will vary depending on a multitude of variables,...

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Posted Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Otonabee Conservation has produced an information sheet " Conservation in Action: Township of Selwyn " which highlights conservation activity - from the number of permits issued last year, to the types of stewardship and education programs offered - in our municipality.

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Posted Monday, January 28, 2019

Barn fires can be tragic events for farmers, and the loss of livestock, buildings and equipment can be devastating in many ways.
Approximately 40 per cent of all barn fires are caused by faulty electrical systems, which is one of the leading causes of barn fires.
Regular inspections and maintenance are key to reducing the risk of a barn fire.
For more information visit:  http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/engineer/barnfire/fireprevention.htm

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