Rainy River (Town of)

Site: Town Hall

Service: Planning and Building

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Description & Services
Public Comments Area Municipal Building Inspection Services (AMBIS) is a partnership which includes municipalities of Alberton, Chapple, La Vallee and Rainy River
Description (Service) Administrates and enforces applicable building and zoning by laws 
  • Acts as a partner in the Area Municipal Building Inspection Services (AMBIS)  
  • Issues building permits for all applicable construction or demolition projects 
  • Provides building inspections  
  • Investigates violations of by laws  
  • Processes applications for minor variances and consents  
  • Manages zoning by laws and land use planning
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Rainy River ; Rainy River District
Eligibility Building inspections require advance booking
  • Building permits available from Chief Building Official 
  • Permit applications also available online; fill out, print and submit at municipal office
Languages English
Fees Service
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-852-3244
Fax 807-852-3553
E-Mail rainyriver@tbaytel.net
Website www.rainyriver.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Henry Van Ael, Chief Building Official; Phone: 807-852-3978 * (Cell) 807-276-0473; Fax: 807-852-3553; Email: ambiscbo@gmail.com
Located In Community Rainy River
Address 201 Atwood Ave
Rainy River, ON P0W 1L0
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Intersection Atwood Ave and 4th St
Mailing Address PO Box 488 
Rainy River, ON P0W 1L0
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Entrance -- Accessible from street level, no automatic push button door; Parking -- No designated handicapped parking space; Washroom -- Has side holding bar
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government
Funding City / Town