The Town of Midland passed a by-law in April 2010, which allows for Secondary Suites in single-detached residential dwellings. A Secondary Suite is a self-contained dwelling unit located within a single detached dwelling, secondary to the principal residence. By definition, a Secondary Suite has independent cooking, sleeping, and bathing facilities, as well as direct access to outside. The Town is requiring that all existing and new Secondary Suites to be registered under the Registry By-law 2010-32.
Information on Secondary Suites and how to register your Secondary Suite can be found below. For further information, please contact the Midland Fire Department at (705) 526-4279. For information regarding zoning requirements, please contact the Planning Department at (705) 526-4275. For information regarding Ontario Building Code requirements, please contact the Building Department at (705) 526-4275.