Building Bylaw

The Building Bylaw is the regulating document that is enacted and retained to regulate construction within the City in the interest of the general public. The activities undertaken by, or on behalf of the City, under this bylaw, are for the sole purpose of providing a limited and interim spot-checking function for reasons of health, safety and the protection of persons and property.

Compliance with this bylaw does not extend to the assumption by the City of any responsibility for ensuring the compliance with the current edition of the British Columbia Building Code, the property owner, contractor and designers are solely responsible for making sure the work is compliant with the code.

For more information contact the Building Department at 250-992-2111 or