- Building Permit Application Form
- Building & Permit Information
- BC Safety Authority
- How to get a Building Permit
Apply in person or by representative with a completed permit application form to:
12007 Harris Road,
Monday thru Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm
A completed permit application form is required, as are copies of plans showing, where applicable:
In addition, we may require:
Two fully detailed sets of plans drawn to scale are required to be submitted at the time of application, plans must contain sufficient detail to allow any competent person to construct the building or addition.
Two complete sets of drawings are to include:
scale 1/16" or 1/20" (1:200 metric)
Size of site and adjoining street names
Size and location, including required yard set back from all property lines of buildings, proposed buildings or additions including accessory buildings
scale in 1/4" = 1' (1:150 metric)
All rooms and use of each room
Size of each room
Size of windows and doors
All plumbing fixtures
All outside dimensions
Structural details i.e.: joist size and spacing, size of beams and columns
Total area of building
scale 1/8" = 1' or 1:100 metric
Full views of front, rear and both sides of the building including additions
Exterior finish details i.e.: materials used
Sundeck addition requires railing details i.e.: height and type of construction
Scale of 1/4" = 1' (1:50 metric)
Showing method of construction
Showing structural and other pertinent details
Building Permits will be issued following approval of plans, location, zoning, water and sewer connections, etc., and upon receipt of permit fees.
Every permit is issued upon the condition that the permit shall expire and the rights of the owner under the permit shall terminate if:
It is recommended that you apply for a building permit a minimum of two weeks before the start of the project. You will be telephoned immediately when your permit is ready.
A building permit is complete when all aspects of the plan submitted for the permit has been completed. In the case of a new building, an Occupancy Permit will be issued when all inspections are complete and satisfactory, and once all survey certificates and engineer's reports (if applicable) and your sub-trades list for business license compliance are submitted.
Fees payable for the issuance of permit for the erection, addition, alteration, repair, removal or demolition of any building or structure or part thereof shall be as follows:
|Minimum Building Permit Fee||$50.00|
|Commercial, Industrial & Institutional
($10.00 per $1000.)
|1.0% of construction value|
|Residential, including garages, carports & patios||1.0% of construction value
($10.00 per $1000.)
|Farm Buildings||.7% of construction value
($7.00 per $1000.)
|Single-wide mobile or modular home||$100.00|
|Double-wide mobile or modular home||$200.00|
|New Wood Burning Appliance||$100.00|
|Move a Building||$100.00|
|Change of Occupancy||$100.00 plus 0.7% of construction value ($7.00 per $1000.)|
|Multiple inspection or off-hour inspections||$100.00|
All Plumbing and Fire Sprinkler work is included with the building permit fee.
You must contact the B.C. Safety Authority for permits and inspections. The City of Pitt Meadows does not issue gas or electrical permits.
For further information, please contact the Building Department at 604.465.2428 or by fax at 604.465.2404.