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Important Information

Please visit our 2018 Local General Elections section on this website for information, links, resources and more to help prepare you for the upcoming local government general elections, School District 72 Board elections, the Cortes Island Community Hall Service, and Cortes Island First Responder Service Referendums.

Building & Planning

Find out more about the Community Planning Services of the SRD.

The Building Department of the Strathcona Regional District (SRD) is responsible for regulating the construction, alteration, repair or demolition of buildings and structures within the region’s electoral areas. Community Planning Services provides land use planning services to the residents of the Strathcona Regional District.


Building

It is the homeowner’s responsibility to ensure all planning and construction conforms to the SRD Bylaws as well as the province of British Columbia’s Building Code, 2012 edition. For more information on building inspections, permits, bylaws and applications, click here.

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Planning

The range of land use planning services provided includes zoning bylaw review and implementation, preparation and review of Official Community and Local Area Plans, working with volunteer Advisory Planning Commissions, processing development applications and providing daily counter and telephone inquiry service to the public.

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