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A development permit and building permit are required for the construction of a house. A development permit is authorization by planning services that your application for home construction conforms with the regulations of the Land Use Bylaw. When submitting a Development Permit application, the following steps are required:
Renovations may require a building permit depending on the scope of the project.
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A development permit is not required for the following:
The registered owner, or a person with a legal or equitable interest in a site, may apply, upon payment of such fee as may be prescribed by Council from time to time, to the Development Authority for a Compliance Certificate.
The applicant for a Compliance Certificate shall submit an original Real Property Report for the site. Any original Real Property Report that is dated for a period of more than 90 days from the date of the application must be submitted with a Statutory Declaration.
The Compliance Certificate shall only cover those buildings or parts thereof, shown of the Real Property Report as provided by the applicant.
A home occupation is defined as an accessory development in a dwelling or unit, or its garage, for a business operated by a permanent resident of the dwelling unit. The business being incidental and secondary to the use of the building for dwelling purposes and does not change the essential residential character or appearance of such building. Home Occupations are discretionary uses and require the completion of a Development Permit Application (PDF).
Development and building permits will be required prior to construction. All basement development and use must conform to the Town of High Level Land Use Bylaw.
Application Procedure: You will have to submit the following information upon application:
A deck shall:
Regulations are as follows:
Development fees range from $65 to $200 depending on the location of the property. Building fees are fees based on $6 per $1,000 of construction value. Plumbing, gas and electrical fees vary.