Development Services

The Development Services Department wants to build a better community for you. We work with many groups and City departments to build a well-designed, healthy and prosperous community. Community Development and Development Approvals are the dedicated units in our Department with the following areas of expertise:
 Community Development  Development Approvals
  • Community Planning
  • Real Estate
  • Bylaw Enforcement
  • Business Licensing
  • Economic Development
  • Building Inspections
  • Subdivision
  • Engineering & Environment
  • Current Planning 

If you are interested in developing land, building a house, or opening a business, we can help you.

To keep informed, refer to resources such as the Official Community Plan and the Culture & Heritage Newsletter. You can also keep up with development projects through our What's Building in My Neighbourhood program. All this information and more is available to you on our website.

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Contacts

Development Services General Inquiries 250-755-4429

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