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Applications, Licences and Permits

Below are common applications, licences and permits required by the Town of Plympton-Wyoming.

Building Permits
Permits are issued and inspections completed by the County of Lambton Building Services Department as per By-law 46 of 2014

Please call 519-845-0801 to apply for permits or to arrange inspections.

Refer to our Building Permit Guide and fee schedule for further information.

Contact Corrine Nauta, Chief Building Official - County of Lambton for any building related enquiries.

Burn Permit

You must have a permit for any burning within the Town of Plympton-Wyoming, with the exception of a small social campfire (less than 0.5 metres).

You cannot burn noxious materials such as:

  • Tires
  • Plastics
  • Rubber products
  • Drywall
  • Demolition or construction waste
  • Paint
  • Animal organic waste
  • Battery boxes
  • Pressure-treated wood

Read the Open Air Burning By-law for more information.

How to apply for a permit

You can apply for a burn permit at the Municipal Office, open Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. You can also send a burn permit application by fax to 519-845-0597.

We only issue burn permits to property owners. If someone other than the property owner wants to obtain a burn permit, they must bring written permission from the property owner where the burning will take place.

Permit fee

You can have up to three burn permits in the same calendar year free of charge. Any further permits will cost $50 each. 

Culvert (entrance) application

You must have permission from the Town of Plympton-Wyoming to install a private entrance onto your property from a municipal road.

You can apply for an entrance permit at the Municipal Office, open Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. You can also send an entrance permit application by fax to 519-845-0597.

Refer to our entrance culvert policy or contact the Operations department for more information. 

Lottery Licence
The Town of Plympton-Wyoming issues lottery licences for certain raffles, break open ticket events, bingo events and bazaars. If you'd like to host a different type of lottery event, contact the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario.

Lottery licence fees

Lottery licence fees are regulated through the Town's Lottery Licensing By-law.

Lottery licence fees are:

 Prize Value

Fee for Local Community Groups

Fee for Other Charitable Groups

 Under $1,000 $20 flat fee 3% of prize value
 $1,000 or more $50 flat fee 3% of prize value

Apply for a licence

There are different types of lottery licences you can apply for. 

Raffle events
We issue lottery licences for raffle events with a prize board of $50,000 or less.

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You must submit a raffle lottery report within 30 days of event. 
Bazaar events

A Bazaar is an event where any combination of the following lotteries may be conducted:

a) A raffle not exceeding $500.00 in prizes
b) A bingo not exceeding $500.00 in prizes
c) A maximum three wheels of fortune with a maximum $2 bet

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You must submit a bazaar lottery report within 30 days of event. 

Bingo events
We issue lottery licences for bingo events with a prize board of $5,500 or less.

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You must submit a bingo lottery report within 30 days of event. 

Break open tickets

A break open ticket is a device made of cardboard and which has perforated cover window tabs behind which are symbols revealed by tearing open the cover tab. The winning combination of symbols is specified on the back of the ticket. Break open tickets are also known as "nevada tickets" or "pull tabs".

We issue break open ticket licences to eligible local charitable or religious organizations where the break open tickets are not to be sold in conjunction with another gaming event. If you would like to sell break open tickets in conjunction with another lottery event, you must apply to the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario.

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You must submit a break open ticket lottery report within 30 days of event. 

Oversize/Overweight Permit

You must have permission from the Town of Plympton-Wyoming to move a building, structure or oversize load across municipal roads.

You can apply for a permit to move a building on Town roads at the Municipal Office, open Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. You can also send a permit application by fax to 519-845-0597.

Refer to our policy on moving buildings on Town roads or contact the Operations Department for more information. 

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