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. Online payments must be pre-arranged.

* Please be advised that depending on application volumes and seasonal fluctuations, it takes 12-14 weeks for a complete building permit application to be reviewed. Permit applications are processed on a first-come, first-served basis and 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, auxiliary building, etc., each structure will require an application, an 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 an application for all new dwellings, accessory buildings and additions.  The survey will show the proposed structure, property boundaries, grades, elevation easements, and coveted and riparian areas.  Without these necessary items, your application may otherwise 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 may be sent electronically. 

*You will require a Coordinating Registered Professional (CRP) when using more than two engineers.  Your CRP must submit an original Schedule A and initial all other engineers' 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 greenhouse gases for a better environment.

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

NEW SLRD INFORMATION - Hazard risks must be reviewed as part of the building permit process.  For more information, visit Natural Hazards Policy and Procedures No. 7.5 or Hazard Risks Overview.




Issued Building Permit Information

2022, 2021 & 2020 Building Permits Issued in the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District
Stop Work Orders and Notice on Title for 2020, 2021 and 2022



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