Developing buildings and land in the Municipality is often a multi-stage process and usually involves interaction not only with Planning Staff, but with Municipal Staff in other departments (e.g. Engineering and Building), as well as with Council and the General Public.
As every property and development proposal is unique, and application requirements can vary, please contact Planning Staff by phone: 250-746-3119 or by email: email@example.com to discuss your project and application requirements prior to submitting an application. Planning Staff are here to guide you through the process and to advise if a Pre-Application Meeting is necessary prior to your submission.
The Application Guides below are designed to help you understand the various development processes and to help you properly prepare your development proposal.
Once you have read through the relevant Application Guide, you can prepare your development proposal and complete an application.
Use the Agricultural Land Reserve Application (links to Provincial Agricultural Land Commission site).
The Board of Variance addresses appeals for variances that are considered “minor” and where compliance would cause “undue hardship” to the property owner. In order for the Board of Variance to grant a variance, it must be of the opinion that the variance does not:
If your request does not meet the above conditions, a Development Variance Permit is another application process that may be more suitable. Planning Staff can help you determine your best option before submitting your application. Please refer to the Board of Variance Guide for more information.
Please complete the Temporary Mobile Home Permit Application for New Temporary Mobile Home Permit Applications and for Annual Renewal Applications.
Please contact the Engineering Department for Subdivision Applications.
Please refer to the Other Useful Resources section for additional development process information and helpful links.