Building & Planning

Aerial Shot of Saskatchewan DriveThe Director of Planning, Development, and Leisure Services directly administers the application of the Official Community Plan and Zoning Bylaw to ensure the coordinated development of the community. The Director collaborates with the Building Official to administer the provisions of the Zoning Bylaw including Development Permits amendments, discretionary use applications, and minor variances.

Building inspections are performed and development permits are issued through the Building Official’s office. The City Building Official ensures compliance with the National Building Code provisions and local bylaws. Businesses and home owners in contravention of local bylaws and standards will be served orders to ensure the community maintains a safe, healthy environment.
The City of Melfort administers a number of different licenses and permits for local residents and businesses. New businesses will apply for a business license at City Hall. The City also requires licenses and permits for dog and cat owners, individuals wishing to have backyard fire pits, or organizations wishing to organize a lottery or raffle.

In addition, the City of Melfort maintains an inventory of commercial and residential property for sale to prospective home owners and businesses.


Herb Marshall, Building Official
Box 2230
Melfort, SK S0E 1A0
Phone: (306) 752-5911
Fax: (306) 752-5556