Apply For A Building Permit

Submit your building permit online through CLOUDPERMIT

Effective April 3, 2023 the Town of Lincoln is pleased to offer our cloud-based permit software Cloudpermit.  You can complete the entire building permit process online, on any mobile device.

With Cloudpermit, you can:

  • Apply for building permits at any time, from anywhere
  • Check the status of your building permit or building inspection (when your application status changes, you’ll automatically receive an email letting you know)
  • Schedule or cancel building inspections
  • Communicate with Building Department staff with time-stamped messages
  • Pay for your building permit with a credit card, debit card, or e-transfer
  • Request and submit changes to an existing building permit 

How To Get Started

To start, create your Cloudpermit account by visiting Cloudpermit currently supports Firefox, Google, and Safari browsers. Once registered, you can apply for building permits and track their progress online.

More Cloudpermit Help

How-to videos and support materials:

Cloudpermit has a variety of resources to help you – check out Cloudpermit Support for instructions on the basics and watch the instructional videos below to learn how to use the software (watch more here): 

Let us know if you have any questions – we’re happy to help!  You can contact us at (905) 563-2799 ext. 220.

Manual, Paper Applications

If you don’t have online access, or you’re unable to apply digitally, you can still make a manual permit application.  You can apply in-person at Town Hall, or mail your application to:

Town of Lincoln
Building Division
4800 South Service Road
Beamsville, ON  L3J 1L3

When applying in person or by mail, please provide a completed building permit application form and a copy of your drawings and all other supporting documentation.

If you have any questions, please call 905-563-2799 ext. 220.

Building Permit Application Forms 

Engineering Permit Application Forms 

For more information on the Town of Lincoln's Engineering Permit Application Forms, please visit the Road & Transportation Permits page.