Building & Development

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The City of North Vancouver is experiencing a robust period of building and development and we welcome your interest in pursuing a business opportunity in our community.

In this section, you will find business-related information that may affect your project. The topics included here are intended to guide the planning, building and/or development of your specific project.

If you need further information about building and developing in the City, please call 604-982-WORK (9675).

A development application must be submitted to the City for any proposed development that is not already allowed in the regulations for a specific site.

Are you planning a renovation or building project in the City? Find out what permits you might need and request an inspection.

Both a secondary suite and a coach house are now permitted on lots zoned for single family development. 

Each neighbourhood and building within the City exhibits a degree of heritage and character unique to itself.

Land use controls the types of activities and businesses that can occur on a property. Land Use types are divided into categories like Residential, Industrial, Commercial, and Institutional.

If you are developing or renovating a property for business or residential purposes, there are a number of zoning regulations you must consider.

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