Electronic permit applications

Benefits to submitting online

  • You will no longer need to visit the services centre with paperwork or print large drawings – more and more permit applications can now be submitted online.
  • Our staff will review and issue approved plans electronically.
  • Approved plans can be submitted online 24/7.  

We're working to enable you to:

  • Submit permit applications electronically
  • Perform other functions digitally

This is a part of our work to improve customer service and reduce building and development permit wait times.

 We're working on supporting existing permit types and other online services available to you. ​​​​​​​Find and review steps for specific permits 

Guide to submitting your permit application electronically

Review these guidelines before submitting your permit applications electronically.

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Heat pump rebate and energy efficient enquiries

Contact a Clean BC Better Homes Energy Coach through their online form or by phone 1-844-881-9790.

General permit enquiries

Contact the Development and Building Services Centre online or by phone at 604-873-7611.