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Find out everything you need to know before you build.

COVID-19 Building Services Update

The SRD continues to provide services for residents, local builders and developers in light of COVID-19. To be compliant with COVID-19 directives, the SRD has adopted unique measures to enable community services staff to continue to provide services through a combination of in-house and electronic means.

Community Service business and inquiries are strongly encouraged to be conducted through telephone, email, or other electronic means.  Appointments are also encouraged where in person business is necessary.

For the most up-to-date information about office operational changes, please see SRD’s COVID-19 page. >

The SRD Building Department

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. The information on this site is intended as a guide only and does not replace current bylaws and regulations.

For more information, or to ask development-related questions, please email planning@srd.ca or call 250-830-6718.


Building Forms

Ready to start building? Access resources ranging from permits to checklists and reports that will help you get started with your project. Questions? Connect with our Building and Planning department.

Building Inspections

Ensuring the safety and integrity of your buildings. Learn more about the SRD's Building Inspection process.

Building Permits

Why do you need a permit? Find out about building requirements for new construction or renovations, demos and more. Access our building applications and bylaws here.