Building Permits & Inspections
Types of permits and services
Follow the links below to find the types of permits required for building or renovating a property and learn about the application process.
- The Certified Professional Program has been adopted. For further details, visit westvancouver.ca/certified-professional.
- BC Energy Step Code will be effective February 28, 2021, visit westvancouver.ca/step.
- The District has adopted a Wildfire Hazard Development Permit Area. To determine whether this will impact your building permit application, visit westvancouver.ca/wildfire-dpa.
- In response to COVID-19, we are not accepting paper applications and paper documents at this time. We are still open for business and here to accept new applications and documents for existing applications electronically. Applicants must submit all necessary documentation, similar to in-person permit application submissions. All fees may be paid online.