What you should know before purchasing property with the intention of creating a second unit OR if you have already made the purchase and are getting ready to start construction:
There are many rules and regulations for tenancy in Ontario. If you are a Landlord or thinking of becoming one, you are required by law to abide by the Residential Tenancies Act.
A Guide to the Residential Tenancies Act
Residential Tenancies Act
Renting in Ontario - Laws that affect landlords and tenants
LTB - Landlord and Tenant Board
If you wish to see if a unit is registered, check the links below:
Brampton - link found at bottom of page, which opens an updated PDF.
Mississauga - link found in the middle of the article, which opens an updated PDF.
Caledon - click on the link "General Building Inquires" to submit a request to find out if an unit is registered.