The Village has a contract with the Regional District Okanagan Similkameen for the provision of Building Inspection services. Inspectors are in the Village Office on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:45 am to 12:30 pm. Please contact the Village Office to arrange for an appointment or to request an on-site inspection.
Application for Building Permits can be made at the Village Office. Depending on the complexity of the application, initial plan checking takes approximately two weeks for a single family dwelling and four weeks for commercial, industrial and multi-family buildings.
Building Permits are required for:
Permit fees vary according to the cost of development.
After a building permit is issued several site inspections are required (drain tile & damp proofing, slab & poly, framing & sheathing, and insulation) prior to final approval and the issuance of an occupancy permit.
Approved Plans are required on-site for all inspections. Civic address must be posted at the site.
Every owner shall give at least twenty-four (24) hours notice to staff when requesting an inspection. Building Official's acceptance of the above noted work is required prior to concealing it. When a Registered Professional provides letters of assurance on a project, field reviews shall be on-site for the Building Official at time of inspection.