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Building Permit

IMPORTANT UPDATES


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have expanded our online services and modified some permitting and inspection procedures. 

Construction Permits Now Accepted Electronically

The City is now accepting all construction permit applications electronically, through devel@cnv.org. All permit application processes will remain the same other than receiving the physical document copies. >> Learn More


Modified Permitting & Inspection Procedures

As City Hall is temporarily closed to the public we have modified some of our procedures for permits and inspections. >> Learn More


New guidance to construction sites during COVID-19

BC Government Update, March 23, 2020 - All members in the construction industry must follow these requirements to ensure the utmost protection of our workers, their families and our communities. All employers and employees must read and abide by these rules because it is only through collective efforts that we can reduce the spread of COVID-19. Read more




For information about how the City is addressing the COVID-19 situation, what our community can do to reduce health risks, and for ongoing updates, visit www.cnv.org/COVID-19 and monitor the City’s social media channels.

Thank you for your patience and cooperation.

Building permits are issued for, but not limited to, construction projects that involve:

  • Erecting a new structure
  • Adding components (e.g. wing or unit) to an existing structure
  • Finishing or altering the interior of a structure
  • Moving a structure
  • Demolishing a structure
  • Signing a structure

Please email all completed permit applications to devel@cnv.org for processing.  Find information on our new electronic building permit submission process here.

Permit Applications, Information Handouts & Bylaws

Please email all completed permit applications to devel@cnv.org for processing.

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