Renovations & Basement Development

Permit Application Processes and Packages

Please refer to the following application packages below when applying for the following minor-residential developments.
  1. Basement Development
  2. Addition to a Residence
  3. Uncovered Deck
  4. Renovation to a Residence
  5. Secondary Suite

In most situations, your interior renovation or basement development will only require a Building Permit. If your proposed design does not meet the Land Use Bylaw requirements, you will also require a development approval (Development Permit).


Other Safety Codes Permits may be required such as Electrical or Plumbing Permits, depending on the scope of work.

Note: Basements may not be developed for the purpose of creating additional dwelling units and shall not include a kitchen, containing but not limited to a stove, fridge, upper cupboards & sink (other than a bar sink). If you wish to add a kitchen in your basement, see our Secondary Suite page.

Basement Development Brochure

Application Package for Basement Development

Looking for Building, Electrical, Gas, Plumbing, Gas Fireplace or Private Sewage Disposal System permits? Go to Safety Codes Permits.