Please contact the Development Services Department before you submit any of the following applications as we are available to discuss the nature of your proposal, identify what applications may be required and answer any questions you may have.
Your application will be processed in accordance with Regional District's Development Procedures Bylaw, while applicable fees will be based upon the Fees and Charges Bylaw - copies of which can be accessed from the "Regional Bylaws" page of this web-site.
Additional information including professional reports prepared at your cost, may be required to support your application. Your application may take several months to process. Please note, an application is a process of evaluation and does not automatically ensure approval of your proposal.
Official Community Plan and Zoning Bylaw Amendments
Development Permit (DP)
Development Permits (DP) may be required prior to the issuance of building permits, the registration of subdivisions or alterations of land on properties that are designated as Development Permit Areas in an Official Community Plan.
A DP may be related to one of the following: Environmentally Sensitive lands, Watercourses, Form & Character (Industrial, Commercial or Multiple Family developments), Hillside/Steep Slope areas; and the Protection of Farming.