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Using public property as part of your project

Do you have a project that will require use of public property? You'll need a Work Permit for that. Read More

Do you and your subcontractors have a District of Squamish business licence?

Don't let a lack of a valid business licence delay an inspection or approval on your construction project. Read More

New Noise Regulation Bylaw hours

On Tuesday, July 4, 2017 the District of Squamish updated its Noise Regulation Bylaw 2312, 2014, Amendment Bylaw No.2541, 2017. Read More

Development Cost Charge and Building Permit fee exemptions for secondary suites and carriage houses

Did you know? As an incentive for property owners to create additional rental housing on their properties, the District of Squamish has launched a pilot project to temporarily waive Development... Read More

Have you read the Building Bylaw lately?

The District of Squamish Building Bylaw, Bylaw No. 1822, 2004 is a bylaw to regulate building construction and provide for the administration of the B.C. Building Code. Read More

Does a shipping container need a permit?

Have you considered a temporary or permanent shipping container? The District of Squamish Building Department has looked at shipping containers a number of ways and have come to consensus. Read More

Booking inspections, inspector hours and permit processing times

Spring is finally here! As construction picks up, please note the following reminders from the Building Department: Read More

Construction zones are neighbourhoods too

District of Squamish Building and Bylaw Departments are working together to reinforce the Building and Traffic Bylaws as a result of construction and garbage storage at some construction sites... Read More