New Commercial, Industrial, & Multi-Family Buildings

Download the following forms and gather the applicable documents from the list below. For more information, please review the Complex Building Checklist to ensure you meet the requirements, prior to submitting your application. Submissions of full sized paper copies of plans and roof truss packages will be accepted at City Hall, contact Development Services to make arrangements to drop them off.

  • Building Permit Application Form
  • Owner's Authorization Form  (All property owners on title must sign this form)
  • Professional Reliance Acknowledgment Form (supplied by Building Official)
  • Construction Fire Safety Plan as per BC Fire Code Section
  • State of Title, current within last 30 days including copies of all covenants, easements and right-of-ways
  • Sealed copies of alternative solutions (if applicable)
  • Sealed Geotechnical Reports
  • All Architectural Drawings are to be sealed by an Architect registered in BC in accordance with the Architects Act.
  • All Professional Engineers are to be registered in BC and Drawings and Letters are to be sealed originals.
  • A detailed, sealed original Building Code Analysis
  • Roof truss package
  • Energy Step Code Documentation, if applicable
  • Letters of "Assurance of Field Review" (Schedule A & B) from all disciplines involved (these are to be sealed originals and include the Coordinating Registered Professional, Architectural, Structural, Mechanical, Plumbing, Civil, Electrical, Geotechnical, Fire Suppression, and any Code Consultants involved in alternative solutions. A Schedule D is also required from each professional as well as a copy of their insurance certificate).
  • Water letter from irrigation district, if applicable
  • Septic approval, if applicable
  • Interior Health approval may be required when the building involves food, commercial or public pools and hot tubs, tattooing, spas, tanning and hair salons
  • Site Disclosure Statement (Commercial and Industrial Usages Only) for more information on contaminated sites Click Here
  • Landscape drawings and schedules