Permits and inspections for building and renovating

If you want to make changes to your property or building, you will need to apply for permits from the District. This ensures that your project aligns with all municipal bylaws and regulations, as well as BC Building Code requirements.

When you need to apply for a building permit

You will need to apply for building permits for:

  • new construction
  • demolishing a house
  • altering or adding to an existing building (such as adding a deck or bathroom, or renovating a kitchen)
  • accessory buildings, garages, swimming pools, retaining walls
  • adding a secondary suite