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Contact Information for Building Inspectors

The Township of Rideau Lakes is responsible for issuing all building permits for the Township of Athens. Any questions or concerns regarding building issues can be directed to:

Township of Rideau Lakes
Phone: 613-928-2345
Toll Free: 1-800-928-2250

Mel Bursey, Chief Building Official
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Tracy Perrin, Development Services Analyst - Ext 235

Documents Relating to Building Issues

Click Here to download the Building Fees ScheduleClick Here to download the Building Fees Schedule

Click here to download the Building Permit Application

Applications are also available at the Municipal Office in Athens.


Septic system permits are issued by the Lanark Leeds Grenville District Health Unit

Septic Permits - Click here