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Building Smart: 2018 BC Building Code Changes workshop and webinar series

Mandatory changes to the BC Building Code take effect December 10, 2018. Register for an upcoming BC Housing Building Smart workshop or webinar to learn more about the requirements and... Read More

Change of plans?

If you have an open building permit and wish to submit revised drawings, an additional plan processing fee of $90.00 will apply. Read More

Dust control: What you should know

With summer weather arriving sooner than expected this year, the District is issuing a notice for active construction or site alteration sites to ensure that there are dust mitigation measures... Read More

Workshop: Building Better with the Energy Step Code

The District of Squamish Building Department and the Community Energy Association invite you to attend the Building Better with the Energy Step Code workshop on May 28 from 7:30 a.m. Read More

Installing a building drainage system?

Drainage systems for buildings are regulated under the BC Building Code. Historically, 18-inch diameter sump pits have been accepted for buildings regulated under Part 9 of the BC Building Code,... Read More

What you should know about the BC Energy Step Code

The BC Energy Step Code will be in effect in the District of Squamish beginning July 1, 2018. Read More

Reduced invasive plant tipping fees introduced for Invasive-free Certified businesses

On February 6, Council adopted an amendment to the District of Squamish Fees and Charges Bylaw No. 2012, 2017 Amendment Bylaw No. 2562, 2017 to offer a reduced tipping fee... Read More

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

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