Please note: The Building Department will be closed from Friday, December 23, 2016 until Tuesday, January 3, 2017. We look forward to working with you in the New Year!

Working hard to make Colwood's building permit process as quick and easy as possible while maintaining the City's safety, livability and sustainability for you, your neighbours, and future property owners and residents.

Important changes to the BC Building Code

Several changes to the 2012  BC Building Code came into effect on December 19, 2014. Read more

When do I need a permit?

The City is here to help. Give us a call at 250-478-5999 before you start your building project. Our staff will assist you to determine which permits you need and walk you through the process so you can speak to your contractor with confidence and take advantage of the benefits of working with a permit.

The City of Colwood does NOT issue the following permits:

How do I book an inspection?

For more information, please contact the Building Inspection Assistant at 250.478.5999

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