Building or Renovating

If you are developing a property, building a new home, considering a renovation, or have questions about how the Official Community Plan affects your neighbourhood, our staff can help you.

We are currently experiencing significant delays in processing times of development and building permits as a result of a staff shortage. We sincerely apologize for the delay and appreciate your patience.


Building and Renovating

Development and Zoning

Learn about zoning and development permit areas, and the impact regulations have on property use.

Permits and Inspections

Find out what permit your project needs, and how to book and plan for an inspection.

Development Tracker

A tool to help keep you informed about developments happening in your neighbourhood and community.

Missing Middle Housing

Missing Middle Housing regulations allow houseplexes, corner townhouses and heritage conserving infill housing in Traditional Residential areas.

Garden Suites

Detached garden suites offer rental income generation, while providing Victoria additional rental options.

Forms and Applications

The most commonly accessed forms and applications, such as rezoning and heritage permit applications.

Heritage Buildings

The City has a long-term goal to protect as many historically important buildings as possible.


Find out answers to some of the most commonly asked questions at City Hall.

Documents and Publications

Find links to the most commonly accessed documents and publications for each neighbourhood.

Community Planning

Official Community Plan

A comprehensive 30 year plan to guide growth and change in the City to 2041. Read the OCP here.

Neighbourhood Planning

Read more about neighbourhood planning efforts underway at the City.

Downtown Core Area Plan

The DCAP will guide development in the downtown area over the next 30 years.

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