The new BC Building and Plumbing Code became effective December 10, 2018, and applies to building permits applied for on or after the effective date.
Free online access to BC Codes | The province is now offering the BC Building, Plumbing and Fire Codes online at no charge. This aligns with the Federal Government of Canada's recently announced changes to the National Model Codes. Visit the link below to get free online access.
Everything you need to know to get your building permit. Building Permit applications require all documentation and drawings listed on the checklist at the time of application. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. More Information
All electrical permits must be taken out on your behalf by a provincially-qualified contractor, unless you can demonstrate to the electrical inspector that you have the knowledge and skills to do the work. More Information
Mechanical permits include: plumbing, drainage, hot-water heating, sprinkling. More Information
Once your permit has been issued and work done, you will need an inspection. More Information
We can help you with address changes, ordering house plans, rights of ways, underground oil tanks and more. More Information
The application fee for building permits is 50 per cent of the permit fee, and is not refundable.
Permit statistical reports are updated during the first week of the following month. More Information
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