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If you want to purchase, possess, or set off fireworks within the District, you must apply for a permit.
You need building permits for any new construction, alteration, house demolition, or addition to a structure in the District.
You need a tree permit if you want to remove any tree that is protected.
You need an aquatic permit to do any work within a stream corridor, waterfront, or in a wetland. This includes removing vegetation.
Anyone living in a single family residential (RS) zone can keep from two to six hens, but you need a permit. Learn more and apply.
You need a blasting permit if you want to blast any rock on any private or District property.
You need a commercial building permit for any new building, addition, change of use, or alteration other than a single family house. Get the rules for applying.
You will need to apply for a building permit if you want to build a new house, garage, or carport; alter an existing house or build an addition; create a secondary suite; demolish a house.
You need a temporary building zone permit to reserve a portion of the roadway next to a new development, demolition, or renovation in order to place a site office, container, or storage.
We prohibit large buses with more than 24 seats from accessing parts of Lynn Canyon and Deep Cove, in order to minimize traffic congestion and keep streets safe. School groups and non-profit organizations are allowed, with a permit.
Learn the rules and requirements for business licences in the District, including B&Bs, home based businesses, and childcare centres, and apply for a licence.
If you cannot place your construction waste disposal bins or storage containers on private property, you need a permit to place them on a District road.
If your property is within a Creek Hazard DPA, you may need a permit to build or develop the land. View the map for this DPA, and review the requirements.
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