What is a Compliance Certificate?
It is verification that any buildings and/or structures (i.e. houses, decks, sheds, fire pits, hot tubs, detached garages, retaining walls, etc.) located on your property have met the setback requirements of the Land Use Bylaw and have the required permits. The Compliance Certificate is in the form of a letter and is attached to a Real Property Report, which is provided by a survey company.
When do I need one?
A Compliance Certificate may be required when you are selling or purchasing a home, or refinancing an existing mortgage.
How do I get a Compliance Certificate?
The request for a Compliance Certificate will either come from you the homeowner, the lawyer who is dealing the sale transaction of a home, a realtor who has the listing, or a bank. A request may be made in writing to the Town along with two (2) copies of the Real Property Report.
The cost of a Compliance Certificate is:
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