Subdivision Servicing Bylaw No. 680 applies to all Electoral Areas within the Columbia Shuswap Regional District.  If you are applying for a subdivision, this bylaw applies to you.


You must apply to both the CSRD and Ministry of Transportation for subdivision. 

Planning Application Forms & Guides


Subdivision within the electoral areas or non-municipal portions of the Regional District is approved by the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure. The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure refers each application for subdivision to a variety of public agencies and ministries as well as the Regional District, for comment on such issues as septic disposal, heritage or archeological importance, flood potential, habitat conflict and local regulation.

The information below describes the role of the Regional District in the subdivision approval process.  Go to the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure's approval process for rural subdivisions, to learn about their process.

Subdivision Servicing Bylaw 

Electoral Area  
Subdivision Servicing Bylaw No. 680 - Effective March 1, 2022 All Areas Link
Subdivision Servicing Bylaw No. 641 - Superseded by Bylaw No. 680 All Areas Link
Quick Links to Technical Guidelines for Subdivisions
General Requirements for Pump Tests   Link
Pump Test Monitoring for the Proposed Well   Link
Pump Test Monitoring for the Adjacent Wells   Link
Procedures for Assessment & Demonstration of Water Availability   Link
Guidelines for Assessment & Demonstration of Water Quality   Link
Figure B.3 - Drawdown and Recovery Diagram   Link


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