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Frequently asked questions

What methods of payment do you accept?
We accept cash, cheque or debit.

Where do I obtain a Development Plan By-law and maps?
Can be purchased from the Portage la Prairie Planning District OR can be obtained online at www.ptgplanningdistrict.ca

Where do I obtain a municipal zoning by-law and maps?
Zoning by-law and maps can be purchased from the respective municipality.  City of Portage la Prairie, 97 Saskatchewan Ave E
Rural Municipality of Portage la Prairie, 35 Tupper St S

I want to install a sign on my business, who do I contact? Portage la Prairie Planning District
800 Saskatchewan Ave W  204-239-8345

Do I need a permit for renovations?  Yes.  Contact
Portage la Prairie Planning District
800 Saskatchewan Ave W  204-239-8345

What requirements are needed to build a home in the Portage la Prairie District?  Select Forms tab above, Single Family Permit Requirements and choose City or Rural

When is an elevation deposit required?  It is required at the time that the permit is issued for single, two and multi family dwellings when building within the City of Portage la Prairie.

When is an elevation deposit released? The deposit is release when elevations and all occupancy requirements have been met to the satisfaction of the building inspector.

Do I require an occupancy permit for new building construction?  Yes, this is part of the permit process through the Portage la Prairie Planning District.

I would like to have a home based business/occupation.  Who do I contact?  Portage la Prairie Planning District
800 Saskatchewan Ave W  204-239-8345

Do I need a Business License if I am a contractor from outside the City of Portage la Prairie when working within the City?  Yes.  Obtain from City Hall, located at 97 Saskatchewan Ave E, 204-239-8310.

What is required for licenses and permits to start my own business in the City or Rural Municipality of Portage la Prairie?  Access the BizPal link.  This provides information for all levels of government.

Who do I talk to about purchase of City owned land?
City Manager at 204-239-8336 or info@city-plap.com

Where do I obtain a fire pit permit?
Fire Department 204-239-8340 OR 124 3rd St NE

Where can I obtain a City of Portage la Prairie map?

Chamber of Commerce, 11 2nd St NE or call 204-857-7778
City Hall, 97 Saskatchewan Ave E

Where do I apply for subdivision of property?
Manitoba Local Government - Community & Regional Planning
1 - 2210 Saskatchewan Ave W or call 204-239-3348

Where do I obtain an electrical or gas permit?
Manitoba Hydro 50 14th St NE

Where do I obtain a survey certificate?
Obtain a survey through a Manitoba Land Surveyor.

Flood Recovery
1-855-220-1822

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