A building permit is required for any construction, addition, alteration, change of use or demolition of a building or structure located within the boundaries of the District of 100 Mile House.
Building permits are authorization from the District to start a building project. Your permit plans must be reviewed to make sure they follow the BC Building Code, District of 100 Mile House Building Bylaw No. 695 and other regulations. Building permits make sure construction projects meet zoning requirements, fire and structural safety standards and other building standards required by the BC Building Code. Failure to get a building permit could result in costly delays, legal action and/or the removal of work already completed.
The owner of the property is responsible for obtaining a building permit. As the owner you can authorize your contractor to apply for a permit for you by completing an Owners Undertaking. The owner you must still ensure their contractor has the permit before starting work.
Every building permit fee will be subject to an application fee, a plan processing fee, a building permit fee, and a clean up bond. Water and sewer connection fees may also be applicable. New development may be subject to Development Cost charges (DCC's).
For all new construction and renovation and for all demolition (excluding plumbing and chimney/fireplace applications)
- $ 80.00
Plan Processing Fees
For a permit application to construct a new One-Family Dwelling
- $ 100.00
For permit applications for other than a new One-Family Dwelling
- The plan processing fee shall be fifty percent (50%) of the estimated permit fee required
- The plan processing fee shall not exceed $2000.00
- The minimum plan processing fee is $ 50.00
- For buildings exceeding 600 square metres: $ 1000.00 - $3000.00
Building Permit Fees
Building permit fees are calculated at 0.6% of the estimated value of construction.
It is important tot note that fees double if work commences prior to the issuance of a building permit.
Clean up Bond
Every permit must pay a clean up bond. Clean up bonds are refundable upon final inspection.
Residential Clean up Bond
Commercial Clean up Bond
Full fees available - Schedule C - Building Permits in Bylaw No 1303 Fees and Charges
A complete application includes a permit application form, 2 sets of plans and a site plan. An owners undertaking will need to be included if any one than the owner is applying for the permit or calling for the inspections. All required forms can be found under Applications and Forms.
Once a completed application is received it is forwarded to the following departments:
- Planning - To ensure application meets zoning and setback requirements.
- Fire Department - For review (Commercial projects)
- Building Department - Plan checking and approval
When the permit is ready, the applicant will receive a phone call notifying that the permit has been issued and what the fees are.
When you're ready to book an inspection call 250-395-2434. Have ready the following information:
- Building permit number
- Type of inspection
- Civic address of building
- Contact name
- Contact phone number
- Requested inspection date
Only owners or persons authorized by an Owners Undertaking may request inspections.
Effective February 1st, 2021, changes to the BC Environmental Management Act and Contaminated Sites Regulation come into effect across the province. This will create a consistent process across the province to ensure contaminated sites are cleaned up before they are redeveloped for a new use.