We are making changes to speed up permitting and reduce wait times. Learn more about the changes
Field reviews are part of an alternative permit-issuing process for small renovation projects that don't require major upgrading but do require a building permit.
Steps to getting a field review
Note We are accepting field review building permit applications online. Refer to step 3 for more details.
Review the latest permit processing times
Elapsed time measures from the date that an application generates a permit number to when the permit is issued. Timelines are influenced by the volume of instream applications to be processed, completeness of the application, site/project specific requirements, customer response times, and more.
Permit processing workflow
Prepare and submit your application to us
We work with you to review your application
Book your field review inspection
We inspect your site and once the inspection is passed, we issue your permit
Heat pump rebate and energy efficient enquiries
Contact a Clean BC Better Homes Energy Coach through their online form External link icon or by phone 1-844-881-9790.
Contact the Development and Building Services Centre online or by phone at 604-873-7611.