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Development Permits
Most forms of development require a Development Permit from the City to ensure that the proposed development complies with the rules and regulations of the Land Use Bylaw. The following developments require a Development Permit:

  • Accessory Buildings
  • Building a Deck 
  • Building a Fence 
  • Building a Garage
  • Constructing a Residential Driveway
  • Development Permit and Appeals Process 
  • Single Detached Dwelling
  • Home Occupation 
  • Office in the Home
  • Renovations and Additions 
  • Secondary Basement Suite
  • Home Warranty


Development Permits

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Not all proposed developments require a Development Permit. It is best to check with the Planning & Development Department to confirm whether or not you need a permit for the development you are considering. The following developments and requests do not require a Development Permit, however, do require other applications/forms to be submitted to Planning & Development, they include:

  • Bed and Breakfast Guidelines
  • Removal or Demolition 
  • Sign Permits
  • Zoning Compliance
  • Wood Stoves and Fireplaces
  • Setback Requirements
  • Inspections
    • Residential
  • Inspections
    • Commercial
    • Industrial
    • Institutional