The Engineering Department manages the Town Plan, the Zoning Bylaws, the National Building Code, the National Fire Code, the Occupancy and Maintenance Bylaw and numerous other municipal bylaws and codes. It also provides the technical support services to enable project management planning and design. It deals with construction of approved municipal capital projects such as sewers, roads, sidewalks, buildings, etc. The department is located in the Town Hall on Elizabeth Drive.

The Engineering Department is responsible for, and provides the following services:

  • Building inspections
  • Building permits
  • Complaints handling
  • Construction
  • Development control
  • Development permits
  • GIS mapping & updates
  • Occupancy permits
  • Project planning and design
  • Requests for zoning changes
  • Subdivision applications
  • Technical services

Publications and Applications:


Building Permit Application
Sign Permit Application

Building Guidelines

pdficonPatios, Decks and Balconies
pdficonMandatory Inspections
pdficonLandscape Regulations (Residential) 
pdficonNon-Residential Construction
pdficonResidential Construction
pdficonSwimming Pools 
pdficonSubsidary Apartments
pdficonDesign Standards for Streets & Subdivisions

Municipal Plan 2019-2029 (Draft Only)

Background Report
Gander Municipal Plan 
Development Regulations
Land Use Zoning Map #1
Land Use Zoning Map #2




Regular Office Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Monday to Friday
Summer Office Hours: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm Monday to Friday

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