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Land Development Approvals

Land Development Approvals

Your project could require additional planning approvals such as a development permit, variance, etc, which could affect the timing of your project. Check with the Planning & Development staff prior to your building permit application.

The Band facilitates a pre-application meeting with staff at your request. This meeting can be used as a tool in the planning process and helps to expedite the building permit application process. Please contact the Planning & Engineering staff for more information or to book an appointment.

ALL supporting documents are required at time of application.

Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

A separate application is required for each structure.

A BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATION FEE, BUILDING PERMIT FEE and DEVELOPMENT COST CHARGES will be invoiced.

On request by a developer, the Council may, in its sole discretion, allow the developer to pay development cost charges in installments, provided that at least one-third (1/3) of the development cost charges must be paid on the date of building permit issuance or subdivision approval, as the case may be, one-half (1/2) of the balance must be paid within one (1) year of the date of building permit issuance or subdivision approval, and the balance must be paid in full within two (2) years of the date of building permit issuance or subdivision approval.

Refer to the following application checklists to ensure you have a complete application. Applications will be screened for completeness at the Planning & Engineering Department prior to formal acceptance. Plans that fail to meet the Application Checklist standards will not be accepted and will require amendments and re-submission.

Please check that you have all the information required in the Application Checklists before applying for your permit. Should you need further information prior to application, please contact Planning & Engineering Department staff for building permit application information.

EARTHWORKS
  • Lot plan showing where the earthwork will take place
  • The purpose for which the earthwork will be carried out
  • Legal description of the property
  • The quantity of soil to be removed, deposited or moved
  • A plan showing proposed drainage control during the operation and proposals for drainage of the site after completion of the operation
  • A plan showing location of any proposed stock piles and buildings
  • The written consent of all persons having an interest in the land upon which the earthwork is to be undertaken
  • The date of commencement of the earthwork and the duration thereof
SWIMMING POOL
  • Obtain a current state of title certificate from the Lands Department
  • a plot plan showing the location of the proposed swimming pool and ancillary buildings relative to lot boundaries, existing buildings and structures, existing and proposed fences, and retaining walls
  • plans and sections adequately describing construction of the proposed swimming pool and ancillary equipment including all water supply piping, waste piping and appurtenances
  • details of water supply and method of disposal of waste water from backwashing and draining of the swimming pool
  • proposed fence construction in sufficient detail to show compliance with the requirements of this bylaw and other applicable enactments
SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING
  • Obtain a current state of title certificate from the Lands Department
  • Check the availability, location and capacity of utility services
  • Geotechnical, Structural letters of assurance in the form of Schedule B
  • Up to date plan of survey
  • 4 sets of engineered drawings
  • $1000 security
  • If not on sewer, written verification that the proposed sewage disposal system is accepted by the First Nations Health Authority
  • include site plans drawn to suitable scale that shall show:
  1. the legal description and civic address
  2. dimensions from property lines, the location of any proposed building
  3. means of access and egress to service the property and a detailed parking layout
  4. the location of any other existing building or buildings on the site
  5. existing and finished ground levels
  6. all easements and rights-of-way whether registered or not, and the setbacks to the natural boundary of any lake, swamp, pond or watercourse
  • include building plans drawn to suitable scale showing sufficient information to determine substantial compliance with this bylaw and other applicable enactments including but not limited to:
    1. foundation plans
    2. floor plans showing the dimensions and uses of all areas
    3. the dimensions and height of crawl and roof spaces
    4. the location, size and swing of doors
    5. the location, size and opening of windows
    6. floor, wall, ceiling and roof finishes
    7. components of fire protection including
  1. firewalls
  2. degree of fire separation of storeys, shafts and rooms
  • fire detection, suppression and alarm system
    1. plumbing fixtures
    2. structural, mechanical, and electrical elements
    3. stair dimensions
    4. a cross section, through the building or structure illustrating foundations, drainage, ceiling heights and construction systems
    5. elevations of all sides of the building or structure showing finishes, roof slopes, rooftop equipment screening, windows, doors, and finished grade; and
    6. cross-sectional details drawn at sufficient locations to illustrate that the building or structure substantially conforms to the Building Code;
MULTI FAMILY, COMMERCIAL OR INDUSTRIAL BUILDING
  • DEVELOPMENT APPROVAL BOARD LETTER OF APPROVAL
  • Obtain a current state of title certificate from the Lands Department
  • Check the availability, location and capacity of utility services
  • Geo-technical, Architectural, Structural, Mechanical, Plumbing, Electrical letters of assurance in the form of Schedule A & B
  • Up to date plan of survey
  • 4 sets of engineered drawings
  • $5000 security
  • If not on sewer, written verification that the proposed sewage disposal system is accepted by the First Nations Health Authority
  • include site plans drawn to suitable scale that shall show:
  1. the legal description and civic address
  2. dimensions from property lines, the location of any proposed building
  3. means of access and egress to service the property and a detailed parking layout
  4. the location of any other existing building or buildings on the site
  5. existing and finished ground levels
  6. all easements and rights-of-way whether registered or not, and the setbacks to the natural boundary of any lake, swamp, pond or watercourse
  7. lot coverage and floor area ratio calculation
  8. provision for garbage containers, proposed method of screening and a detailed landscape treatment
  • include building plans drawn to suitable scale showing sufficient information to determine substantial compliance with this bylaw and other applicable enactments including but not limited to:
  1. foundation plans
  2. floor plans showing the dimensions and uses of all areas
  3. the dimensions and height of crawl and roof spaces
  4. the location, size and swing of doors
  5. the location, size and opening of windows
  6. floor, wall, ceiling and roof finishes
  7. components of fire protection including
  8. firewalls
  9. degree of fire separation of storeys, shafts and rooms
  • fire detection, suppression and alarm system
  1. plumbing fixtures
  2. structural, mechanical, and electrical elements
  3. stair, handrail, and guard dimensions
  4. a cross section, through the building or structure illustrating foundations, drainage, ceiling heights and construction systems
  5. elevations of all sides of the building or structure showing finishes, roof slopes, rooftop equipment screening, windows, doors, and finished grade; and
  6. cross-sectional details drawn at sufficient locations to illustrate that the building or structure substantially conforms to the Building Code;
MANUFACTURED HOME
  • the legal description and civic address of the parcel
  • Lot plan by dimensions from property lines, the location of any proposed building
  • Foundation or block plan
  • Floor plan
  • Plans showing any stairs, decks & railings
DEMOLITION
  • Copy of title search
  • the legal description and civic address of the parcel
  • location of any existing building or structure on the site
  • identify the building or buildings to be demolished
  • provide satisfactory no unsafe condition will be created or permitted
  • provide written verification by the appropriate utilities authorities that all utility services to the building have been disconnected and/or sealed as required.

 

TEMPORARY BUILDING
  • A temporary building shall mean a period not exceeding one year
  • Obtain a current state of title certificate from the Lands Department
  • Check the availability, location and capacity of utility services
  • $2000 security
  • include site plans drawn to suitable scale and referenced to the current registered legal survey for the subject property and shall show:
    1. the legal description and civic address
    2. by dimensions from property lines, the location of proposed building or structure
    3. means of access and egress to service the property and a detailed parking layout
    4. by dimension from property lines, the location of any other existing building or structure on the site
    5. existing and finished ground levels all easements and rights-of-way whether registered or not, and the location of natural water courses
    6. lot coverage and floor area ratio calculation
    7. provision for garbage containers, proposed method of screening and a detailed landscape treatment for the site

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