Property use and maintenance

Houses on a residential street

The City of Vancouver puts limits on the things people can do on, and with, their property to help ensure that general standards of health, safety, and cleanliness are maintained for the benefit of everyone.

Property use issues and how they affect you

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Get help with a property concern

Find out how to get help with a property use or maintenance concern - the process, the timeline, and more.

Higher building review

If you live in a strata

Property use and maintenance: if you live in a strata, the rules are a bit different. Learn more here.

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Property use and maintenance bylaws

Vancouver puts limits on the things people can do on, and with, their property for the health, safety, and cleanliness of the community. Learn more here.

Know the parking regulations, and avoid getting towed.

Parking tips, regulations, and bylaws

Avoid getting a ticket by knowing the top parking laws. Park smart by following this guide to parking bylaws in Vancouver.

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Contact the Development and Building Services Centre about building and zoning

Phone
604-873-7611

Location and mailing address
Development and Building Services Centre
Ground floor
515 West 10th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Z 4A8

Hours
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
8:30am to 4:30pm

Tuesday, Thursday
8:30am to 4:00pm

Free 2-hour parking
West 10th Ave parking lot,
between Cambie and Yukon

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