Important New Requirements
Starting May 1, 2023, the Province of BC requires all new residential construction to be 20% more energy efficient than those built to the 2018 BC Building Code. Learn more about the new BC Energy Step Code.
A Building Permit must be obtained before starting activities such as:
- New Construction
- Removal, relocation or change of occupancy of any building or structure including excavation or other work related to construction
Application Forms & Information