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Vancouver Building By-law (VBBL) update

Effective January 1, 2022, there are updated requirements for one to three storey residential buildings to improve energy efficiency and reduce emissions for new low-rise homes.

Application packages uploaded to the enquiry form and received by 11:59pm on December 31, 2021, will be subject to the existing (2021) VBBL energy regulations.

Learn more about the Vancouver Building By-Law updates

Refer to the electronic permit application guidelines when submitting your permit applications electronically.