If you are planning to construct, alter, reconstruct, demolish, remove or relocate any building or structure, including excavating or other work related to construction, then you may need a building permit.
Typical Projects That Require a Building Permit:
• new homes
• new fireplaces
• completion of roughed-in fireplaces
• attached or detached garages
• one or two storey additions
• plumbing and/or drains
• structural alterations to windows or doors
• adding or removing walls
• basement or main floor walkouts
• second dwelling units
Why are Building Permits Needed?
Building permits are necessary to ensure that building code requirements, zoning requirements, fire and structural safety standards, and other building standards are met, primarily for health, safety, and energy conservation reasons.
How to Apply for a Building Permit?
To apply for a building permit, complete the Building Permit Application Package. For more information on building permit requirements/processes, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 250-783-9901.
It is the homeowner’s responsibility to contact the District Office to arrange for inspections throughout construction. The inspections needed are laid out in the application package.
The Bylaw 741 – Building Bylaw provides regulations for construction within the District of Hudson’s Hope in the general public interest.