The Town of Marathon guides home owners and developers through the building process including, but not limited to:

  • provides advice about building construction
  • reviews building permit applications
  • conducts building inspections

Building permits    

Planning to construct or demolish? You must file a building permit application with the Town of Marathon.

The Chief Building Official (CBO) reviews permit plans to ensure that they meet the Ontario Building Code, building by-law and other related by-laws and laws, and regulations for fire safety systems.

For more information please click here for the Building Permit Application Guide or Building Permit Application.

Building an accessory building please see the Accessory Structure Guide

Wood Burning Appliances & WETT Inspections

We do not inspect wood stoves unless it is part of a fire investigation. Local WETT certified technicians should be contacted for inspection of residential wood stoves.

For any questions/inquiries about building permits or inspections contact us by emailing or by telephone at 807-229-1340 ext 2258 and leave a message with question and your email address.

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