Building and renovating forms, checklists, and bulletins

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We are making changes to speed up permitting and reduce wait times. Learn more about the changes

Checklists and guides

Choose the checklists and guides that apply to your project, building type, and property's zoning.

Application forms

Vancouver Building By-law forms

Energy checklists and ASHRAE supporting documents


We issue bulletins and advisories to interpret building, electrical, and trades bylaws, and to explain building, technical, and administrative regulations and processes.

Some bulletins are under more than one section because they apply to multiple bylaws.