Permit applications & checklists

Depending on the location of your property and type of development proposed, a development permit may be required prior to your building permit application. 

Get informed before making your application. Browse through the development application list.

The accessibility checklist must accompany commercial and industrial building permit applications. This is only a guide, and not meant to...
A bulletin to explain the changes to the British Columbia Building Code (BCBC) regarding the Energy Efficiency of homes. Effective December...
A building permit must be issued prior to the demolition of any building.  Apply at the Application Centre on the second floor of City...
The building permit application form must accompany all residential, multi-family, agricultural, commercial and industrial building permit...
This bulletin states general information regarding siting requirements and building permit exemptions as it relates to buildings under...
This guide has been prepared to provide convenient information only. It is neither a bylaw nor a legal document. If any contradiction...
This checklist outlines requirements to complete a complex building permit application. Specific requirements are dependent on the nature...
This bulletin provides information on the requirements when decommissioning a dwelling unit in a duplex or utilizing the delayed...
A building permit is required for all residential garages, workshops and sheds over 10m2. This pamphlet covers the requirements for such...
A Certificate to affirm that all components of the Steel Building System be supplied by a manufacturer certified in...
The British Columbia Building Code 2012, Division B, Section 8.1 makes reference to the British Columbia Fire Code (BCFC) 2012, Division B...
This checklist outlines requirements to complete a complex building permit application. Specific requirements are dependent on the nature...
Building Permit Application Form New Single Family Dwelling and carriage house checklist Owner's authorization form...
To submit a building permit for a new single family dwelling bring the complete application package to the Application Centre...
All residential, multi-family, agricultural, commercial and industrial building permit applications that include a new foundation or...
All residential, multi-family, agricultural, commercial and industrial building permit applications must include an Owner's Authorization...
Please apply for Plumbing and Heating permits at the Application Centre located on the second floor at City Hall...
The City of Kelowna Zoning Bylaw 8000 Section 7.5 (subsection 7.5.9) states that retaining walls on all residential lots, except those...
 Building Code Changes - 9.36 & 9.32 British Columbia Building Code 2012 Schedule A: Confirmation of commitment by owner...
A secondary suite is a self-contained dwelling, located within a single family dwelling, that has its own entrance, kitchen, bathroom...
The Solar Hot Water Ready requirements for single family homes is one of the steps the Province is taking in fulfilling its promise for...
This bulletin provides information on the regulations for solid fuel burning appliances.  All wood stoves and solid fuel...
To inform storage container suppliers, staff, building contractors and the general public of the requirements pertaining to the placement...
A building permit must be obtained prior to the construction of a swimming pool. Please refer to Part 11 of the City of Kelowna Building...
A tenant improvement is new construction or alteration proposed within an existing building.  Examples include ...