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Application checklist for building permits

Building permit applications require all necessary documentation and drawings to be submitted at the time of application. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Checklist

Required for all Building Permit Applications

  1. Completed permit application
  2. Registered Owner's Authorization Form (if applicant other than registered owner)
  3. Land title search (not more than 30 days old)
  4. Half of the permit fee

Additional drawings required depending on scope of work (see page 2 of application form for more details)

  1. Legal survey showing trees, hedges and other structures on adjoining boulevards and rights of ways
  2. Architectural drawings which include a site plan, floor plans, elevations and cross-sections
  3. Structural drawings prepared by a professional engineer
  4. Stormwater Management Plan

Stormwater Management Plan Guidelines

  1. Sediments and Erosion Plans

Erosion and Sediment Control Guidelines

  1. Driveway plan and profile drawings including dimensions and elevations
  2. Landscape and grading plan showing details of any work proposed on District right of ways or lands or on the adjoining boulevard

Additional documents required depending on scope of work (see page 2 of application form for more details)

  1. Schedule B (applicable professionals)
  2. DWV Schedule C (applicable professionals/Declaration of Insurance Coverage for Registered Professionals)

DWV Schedule C

  1. Traffic Management Plan application (for projects over $500,000)

Traffic Management Plan Guidelines

Traffic Management Plan Application

  1. Step Code/Passive House Checklist

Step Code/Passive House Checklist 

Contact

We are still open for business and here to accept new applications and documents for existing applications electronically. 

Permits & Inspections Department

Staff are here to assist you by phone, Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

604-925-7040

For general inquiries:

[email protected]

Staff Contacts

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