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Building permits are required for all new construction, temporary buildings and for alterations to existing construction. Please review building requirements with Municipal staff before commencing a project. The cost of building permits depends on the nature and scope of the work being done.
Some examples of when a building permit is required:
- Construction of a new building
- Additions to existing buildings
- Kitchen Renovation involving relocation of plumbing fixtures
- Upgrading an existing building or changing its use
- Creating new rooms or spaces within existing building
- Finishing a basement, e.g. adding a Secondary Suite
- Demolishing a building or part of a building
- Building a deck or gazebo
- Construction of a swimming pool
- Adding an accessory building, equipment room, shed, or detached garage more then 10m2
- Building a retaining wall over 1.2 meters in height requires a professional engineering design but no permit required. Design to be submitted to the Village Office.
- Restoration, maintenance or repair of significant fire and life-safety components and systems of the building.
Note: Work that does not require a permit, must comply with Municipal Bylaws and the BC Building Code.