Permits & Applications

A building permit is required for any new build, changes, alterations or additions to a structure, as well as demolishing part of, or a whole structure. Before making an application, it is highly recommended that you speak with Planning and Community Services staff prior to building. Staff will be able to assist with any questions you have and walk you through the various steps in order to make your build/renovation successful.

TIPS FOR SUCCESS:

Building Permit Application & Checklists

Land Use and Development Applications

Before making an application, it is highly recommended that you speak with Community Infrastructure and Development staff prior to developing detailed building or subdivision plans. Staff will be able to assist with any questions you have and walk you through the various steps in order to successfully submit your development application. 

To book a pre-application meeting with a Planner, please email planning@vernon.ca and include the following in your request: 

  • Subject Site Address(es)
  • Description of the proposed development/subdivision
  • Preliminary Site plan, Elevations, and/or subdivision plans 

STANDARD DEVELOPMENT APPLICATION FORM&

 

Types of Development Applications:

There are various types of property development applications, and they all have unique requirements.

Agricultural Land Reserve

OCP Amendment Applications