Carriage House Permit

A building permit is required when you are constructing a new carriage house or altering an existing accessory building. You may find many of your questions for such a project can be answered in our Secondary Suite Guide.

What information is required for the permit?

Applications must include the following:

and documents as listed in

Are you wondering what the benefits of constructing a carriage house would be or even what one would look like? This locally-produced news segment on Nanaimo-area carriage houses may interest you.

Secondary suites in single family dwelling guides

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Building Inspections Section 250-755-4429
building.inspections@nanaimo.ca

Last updated: September 3, 2021

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