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 applications can be submitted online 24/7.  

You are required 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.

Find and review steps for specific permits 

Guide to submitting your permit application electronically

Review these guidelines before submitting your permit applications electronically.

Contact the Development and Building Services Centre

Contact us online

The Development and Building Centre is open for in-person scheduled appointments or payments. 

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