Please note: The information on this webpage still reflects the policies and regulations that were in effect prior to Zoning Bylaw 20001 coming into effect on January 1, 2024. 

If you have specific questions regarding how the current zoning regulations apply to your project, please refer to Zoning Bylaw 20001, speak with your Development Planner, or email us at

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These permits are applicable to commercial, industrial, institutional, apartments, row houses with five or more dwelling units, stacked row houses, and temporary structures such as storage sheds and sea cans.

For alterations and additions see Changes to Existing Commercial Buildings.