The following fees are due to the District of Squamish before you are issued a licence, permit, inspection, or another service provided by the District. Refer to the Fees & Charges Bylaw for municipal fees and charges.
Non-municipal Costs: You are responsible for all non-municipal costs including survey fees, professional services (e.g. building, planning), legal fees, engineering fees, public development notification signage, and other costs associated with your business, development or project.
In addition to fees and charges required under municipal bylaws, you are also required to pay a permit fee prior to issuance of a Land Development Permit. There are fees and charges associated with each type of Land Development application. Refer to the Development Procedures & Fees Bylaw for fees (including deposits) associated with the following applications:
You may also be required to pay Development Cost Charges for your property. Refer to the Development Cost Charges Bylaw for details.
All fees are non-refundable except if Council does not allow first and second readings for amendments to a Zoning or Official Community Plan (OCP) Bylaws. In this situation, the Advertising Fee and 25% of the Application Fee are refunded to the Applicant.
In addition to fees and charges required under municipal bylaws, you are also required to pay a permit fee prior to issuance of a Building Permit. Refer to the Fees & Charges Bylaw for fees (including plumbing fees and bonds) associated with building permits and inspections.
You may also be required to pay Development Cost Charges for your development. Refer to the Development Cost Charges Bylaw for details.
We accept cheque, cash, or Interac. The District of Squamish does not currently accept credit card payments for fees.
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February 23, 2017
District of Squamish aims to combat ‘build first ask permission later’ mentality with new surcharge
Initiating work in Squamish without a permit now comes with a costly consequence.
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Squamish Murals Project aims to bring colour and creativity to public spaces
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