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Permit and Inspection Services During COVID-19

Effective immediately, and until further notice, the Building Department has implemented the following permit and Inspection protocols to create the required social distance in order to continue serving our customers.

Here you’ll find the information you need on construction, repairs, new additions, improvements, and associated bylaws. 

The Building Department accepts permit applications and inspection requests from Monday – Friday. Please check with our Contact Information and Hours to learn which times you may apply for a permit, pick up a permit, request an inspection, or speak to an Inspector.

We will not accept Building Permit applications, or issue Building Permits after 4:00 PM on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and after 7:00 PM on Thursdays.

Applications & Forms

Applications & Forms

Print and complete the forms for your project
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Burnaby Bylaws

Building Bylaws

Read Bylaws that regulate construction
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Inspections

Permits Issued


Search our online record of issued permits
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Brochures & Bulletins

Brochures & Bulletins

Find information, updates, and guidelines for your specific project
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FAQs

FAQs


Get help, information, and direction to some useful links 
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Permits

Permits


To get a permit, read:
Permit Types » 
Permit Fees »
Permit Processing »

engineering - contracts and inspections

Inspections


Book an inspection and learn about the inspection process
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Tabulation Reports

Access our summary report of dollar values and permits issued
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Tree

Trees


Find out about the bylaw regulating trees on your property

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