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:


As of March 18, 2020, please refer to the new SLRD Building Bylaw #161-2020 here:

Please be advised that it takes from 8-12 weeks for review of complete building permit applications, 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.

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.

BP Applications and Form 1 (original signatures of all owners on title), Engineer Schedules and Form 2 (original wet seal documents only - SLRD does not have software to verify electronic seal), Engineered Field Reviews must be in original form.  Photocopies and digital signatures will not be accepted.  When paying fees, we only accept cheque, money order or cash for payment.

If you are attempting 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.

An original, sealed, site survey created by a registered professional must be submitted with your Application for all new dwellings, accessory buildings and additions.  The survey should show the proposed structure, property boundaries, grades, elevations and easements.  Without this, your application may be delayed.

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

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

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

2018, 2019 & 2020 Building Permits Issued in the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District
Stop Work Orders and Notice on Title for 2018, 2019 and 2020



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