The Building Department issues permits for a variety of building and construction projects. To get a permit processed and approved, you’ll need to show compliance with the regulations and bylaws specific to your project, complete and submit the appropriate application forms, and have these reviewed by the Building Department.
You can look through a list of Building Permit Types and Permit Fees, or our organized index of Applications and Forms or Brochures and Bulletins for information on your specific project. Below, you can find overview information on permit processing for a number of different projects.
Which Permits Will I Need?As you begin your project, you can look through information specific to:
- Single/Two Family Residential Dwellings
- Multi-Family/Commercial/Industrial Buildings
This information will act as general guide to permit processing with the City, and will direct you to the specific brochures and applications you need. As you prepare your application, please consult the Local Government Act and its Regulations, the Municipal Zoning and Sign Bylaws, and other bylaws for definitive requirements and procedures.
You can also Contact the Building Department at any time with your questions.