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FAQs

The Building Department deals with all sorts of construction issues, and we get a lot of questions. If you can't find the answer that you need here, you can give us a call at 604-294-7130 or email us at building@burnaby.ca. If we can't answer your question, we'll get you to someone who can.

I want to ask about:

Trees

Fences & Walls

Refunds & Fees

Permits

Renovations & Repairs

Building a New House

Building Site Nearby

Electrical Work

Plumbing Work

Gas Work

Inspectors & Inspections

Messy Yards & Sites

Complaints

Signs

My Property

Secondary Suites

Heating

Useful Links

  • How Old Is My Building?

    MoreFind the age for any house or building in Burnaby.
  • Who We Are at City Hall

    Permit ProcessingMoreLearn more about the Building Dept - who we are and what we do.
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