Applications, Forms & Information

For all Building Code and Building Plan inquiries -

Please contact the Chief Building Official, at:

For inquiries regarding zoning, permitted uses, setbacks, etc., please email:


Effective March 18, 2020, please refer to the new SLRD Building Bylaw #1611-2020 here.



When paying fees, we accept cheque, money order or cash for payment.  On-line payment must pre-arranged.

* Please be advised that it takes from 12-14 weeks for a review of a complete building permit application, depending on application volumes and seasonal fluctuations.  Applications are processed on a first-come, first-served basis.  Additional documents may be required after the plan review.

Building Permit Applications will only be accepted when the property owner wishing to start construction is the registered owner of the property.

* If you are applying to build more than one structure, i.e. - detached garage, auxillary building, etc., each structure requires it's own application, application fee and two sets of plans to be submitted.

* We now accept agents to sign on behalf of the property owner(s) upon receipt of Appendix B - Letter of Authorization (must be original signatures and can only be signed by all property owners listed on title).

* An original, sealed, site survey plan must be submitted with your application for all new dwellings, accessory buildings and additions.  The survey to show the proposed structure, property boundaries, grades, elevations easements, coveted areas and riparian areas.  Without this, your application may be delayed.

* Engineer Schedules must be wet seal documents.   Schedules (LOA's) will be accepted electronically if sent by Notarius software digital seal.  Appendix D and Engineered Field Reviews can be sent electronically. 

* When using more than two engineers, you will require a Coordinating Registered Professional (CRP).  Your CRP must submit an original Schedule A and initial all other engineer's original Schedule B's and C-B's at the bottom right-hand corner.

BCBC 2018 STEP CODE - The BCBC 2018 Step Code is not mandatory currently, however we encourage energy modelling and blower testing as a green building initiative to reduce green house gases for a better environment.

* For all commercial construction and cannabis production facilities, please contact BC Hydro for power availability prior to submitting a building permit application.

NEW SLRD INFORMATION - Hazard Risks must be reviewed as part of the building permit process.  Click here  NATURAL HAZARDS POLICY. Click  here




Issued Building Permit Information

2021, 2020 & 2019 Building Permits Issued in the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District
Stop Work Orders and Notice on Title for 2019, 2020 and 2021



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