The building and planning department is responsible for dealing with all applications under the Planning Act and the Ontario Building Code. The Department is also responsible for ensuring compliance with Official Plans, Zoning By-laws, other municipal by-laws and the Ontario Building Code.

The Chief Building Official (CBO) is Jim Hunter and his office hours are 9:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. He can be reached by e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at (613) 283-7478.

In addition to the CBO, the Committee of Adjustment looks after minor variances and changes of use in the Township.

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  • Jim Hunter
    Chief Building Official (CBO)

    Office Hours
    Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
    9:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.



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Township of Montague

6547 Roger Stevens Drive
P.O. Box 755
Smiths Falls, ON K7A 4W6

Phone: 613‑283‑7478

Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday - 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.