Building and renovating forms, checklists, and bulletins

COVID-19 update

December 18, 2020: The Services Centre is open for scheduled appointments and payments only. All other enquires are available online, by phone, or email.

We continue to process and review applications to help ensure buildings and development can continue to operate, generate employment, and meet urgent housing needs. Inspections continue daily with enhanced safety precautions.

Wearing a mask is required if you need to visit City, Park Board, and library facilities.

  • General enquiries: Phone 604-873-7611
  • Building and development and application enquiries: Email permitquestions@www.luvbugstudios.com 
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Checklists and guides

Choose the checklists and guides that apply to your project, building type, and property's zoning.

Application forms

Vancouver Building By-law forms

Bulletins

We issue bulletins and advisories to interpret building, electrical, and trades bylaws, and to explain building, technical, and administrative regulations and processes.

 Some bulletins are under more than one section because they apply to multiple bylaws.