Welcome to CANAL , your route to City services.

CANAL is being released in phases with new services coming online in each phase.

In the first phase, users will be able to search for property information including building permits and site plan approvals. Information from Jan. 1, 2013 and onwards is available.

Anyone can search properties by property address, street or roll number. Registered users can use CANAL to:

• Apply for Building Permit / Site Plan approval
• Track the status of your application
• Schedule an inspection

For questions about CANAL, email canal@stcatharines.ca or call 905.688.5601 x1660 during regular business hours.

Future phases of CANAL will allow users to:

• Pay for select applications online
• Use an app on your iOS or Android mobile device to track your application and schedule inspection
• Search properties by map
• Schedule fire inspections
• Apply for licences