Building Application Forms & Guides

Effective March 5, 2018, each property owner who wishes to undertake construction in Areas B, E and F will need to apply for and receive a building permit (and, in most cases, a plumbing permit too) before commencing construction. Beginning March 4, 2019, property owners in Electoral Area C will also be required to apply for and obtain an building permit. 

Building permits are required for most construction, demolition and excavation, including: 

  • construction of a house, townhouse, commercial and industrial building
  • construction of accessory buildings, including most garages and sheds
  • demolition of a building
  • significant alteration to or repair of an existing building (e.g. structural changes, electrical updates, construction of a second floor deck, moving of plumbing)
  • changes to the use or occupancy of an existing building (e.g. from a garage to a dwelling, or from a residence to a commercial use)
  • relocation of a building
  • alterations that affect a venting or sewer- age system
  • installation of a factory-built or manufactured building
  • installation of a temporary building
Application Forms & Resources  

Complete Building Permit Application Package

(fillable PDF that includes the Development Guide, Application Forms, and Building Information linked below)

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Development Guide where there is Building Inspection 

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Application Form 

(to apply for the following types fo permits: Building Permit, Plumbing Permit, Solid Fuel Burning Permit)

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Building Permit Application Process

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Guide to Building Plans 

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Sample Site Plan

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Building Permit Application Checklist

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Building Code Changes

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9.36 Energy Efficiency Design Worksheet

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Ventilation Design Checklist

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Climatic / Snow Load Data

(includes snow, rain & wind loads)

Electoral Area F - Snow Load Elevation Zone Maps

(Snow load elevation maps of Anglemont, Celista, Lee Creek, Magna Bay, Scotch Creek, and St. Ives) 

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Types of Inspections

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