Legal Basement Renovation in the GTA

    Transform your basement into a legal second unit and unlock additional income potential while ensuring compliance with Ontario regulations. Deomax specializes in building legal basements and our contractors are extremely knowledgeable about the legal requirements for building a legal basement or a legal second unit. Contact us today for your basement project at 647-760-3999

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    Our Legal Basement Construction Process

    Navigating Legal Basement Requirements with Deomax

    Curious about creating a legal second unit? Deomax simplifies the process, offering expertise and guidance.

    Our Approach:

    1. Professional Assessment: We conduct a comprehensive assessment to identify adjustments needed to meet legal standards.

    2. Transparent Consultation: Engage in transparent discussions, ensuring you understand necessary changes and the benefits of a legal second unit.

    3. Efficient Legalization Process: Deomax streamlines the legalization process, handling paperwork and ensuring a smooth transition to compliance.

    4. Quality Construction: From structural adjustments to electrical updates, we implement changes ensuring your second unit is not just legal but also aesthetically pleasing and functional.

    Key Requirements for Legal Basements

    There are a lot of compliances that need to be followed in order to build legal basements. Here is a brief description of the requirements:

    • Municipal Zoning Compliance: Adhere to local zoning requirements, including rules for parking, exits, entrances, and unit size.

    • Building Permit Procurement: Obtain a building permit from the local building department, submitting necessary documents and paying fees.

    • Professional Consultation: Seek advice from qualified professionals, such as architects or designers, to navigate complex municipal regulations.

    • Inspection and Approval: Ensure all construction stages pass inspections, confirming compliance with building codes and safety standards.

    Visit City’s Guide for more information!

    Why Choose Us

    Here's why people love to choose us for their reno:

    We had the guys from Deomax redo our kitchen for us and we could not be happier with the work.

    We have a more modern kitchen now that is far more functional than our old design.

    Dennis T.

    I called Deomax to help me with our basement, and I am so glad that I did. They gave us an incredible and beautiful space.

    Couldn't recommend them enough.

    Tracey B.

    Deomax did an amazing job in the bathroom in our master bedroom. They made it way more functional for us.

    I would recommend them to anyone. Thanks guys!

    Thomas R.

    Highly recommend! Completed my kitchen remodelling with Deomax and am very happy with the results. Workmanship is top notch (even the small details like electrical and plumbing done to maximize space) and they completed all the work on time. Thank you so much!

    Sunny L.

    Reached out to Dmytro from Deomax Group with commercial washroom project. He was prompt on response, professional and fast. Project from start to end went smooth and I am very happy with the work and final results. Thank you to Dmytro and his crew, will definitely call for the future projects. Highly recommend!

    Daniil V.

    Frequently Asked Questions About Legal Basements

    A legal basement in Ontario is a second unit that complies with the Ontario Building Code requirements for secondary units, local municipal zoning bylaws, and the Ontario Fire Code. It must also have the necessary Electrical Safety Authority Certification.
    The building code for a legal basement in Ontario is outlined in the Ontario Building Code. It includes specifications for construction standards, safety measures, and other essential requirements to ensure the basement meets legal and habitable standards.
    The cost to legalize a basement in Ontario can vary based on factors such as the size of the basement, the extent of renovations needed for compliance, and local permit fees. Contact us for a personalized quote tailored to your specific project requirements.  
    The size of windows required for a legal basement apartment in Ontario is outlined in the building code. Generally, windows must meet specific dimensions to ensure proper egress and natural light. We'll guide you through the requirements and help you implement compliant window solutions for your basement.

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