The Building Department ensures that the construction of buildings and structures meets the standards of the Building Bylaw 1404, the BC Building Code, and applicable federal regulations.

The department deals primarily with the regulation and inspection of new construction, renovations, alterations, additions, and changes in occupancy of existing buildings. 

The Building Department administers the Town’s Building and Sign Bylaws and oversees building permits and inspections.

New Site Identification Process

Only properties with a history of specified industrial and commercial uses are impacted by this process.

Specified industrial and commercial uses

Schedule 2 of the Contaminated Sites Regulation (CSR) provides a comprehensive list of industrial and commercial uses, organized by category, that have the potential to cause contamination at a property.

This Schedule is used to determine if a site disclosure statement is required at certain trigger points. For more information go to BC Government Site.