The Development Services team manage the growth and physical form of the District through the land use planning and development process, permit processing and inspection.
The Building Department administers permit applications and issuance, conducts inspections in accordance with the BC Building Code and the District's Building Regulations Bylaw, as well as other applicable laws and regulations to ensure the standards for construction and plumbing are consistent throughout the Province. Building Services also oversees property standards compliance.
The Planning Department provides advice to Council, staff, local property owners, residents and developers on the use of land within the District in accordance with the Official Community Plan, Zoning Bylaw and provincial legislation.
Planning and Development Services manages the growth and physical form of the District through the land use planning process and by establishing goals and objectives for future growth and development. The Planning and Development Department is responsible for the review, processing and approval of all planning applications.
Key Planning Documents
- Official Community Plan
- Zoning Bylaw
- Subdivision and Development Servicing Bylaw
- Growth Management Strategy
- Development Permit Application
- Development Variance Permit Application
- Subdivision Application
- Rezoning and/or OCP Amendment Application
The Building Inspections Department is responsible for administering permit applications and issuance, conducting inspections in accordance with the the BC Building Code and the District's Building Regulations Bylaw, as well as other applicable laws and regulations to ensure the standards for construction and plumbing are consistent throughout the Province. Through plans review and site inspections, staff ensure that the design and construction of new structures comply with the BC Building Code.
Popular Links & Downloads
- Building Frequently Asked Questions
- Making a Building Permit Application
- Building Permit Fees
- Building Permit Reports
Contact the us at 250-836-2477 or firstname.lastname@example.org