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The Development Services Department represents the municipality on a wide range of issues relating to planning and land use development, as well as the administration and enforcement of  various regulatory bylaws.

The Development Services Department provides services designed to shape future development by ensuring orderly and safe growth within the District. The Department is comprised of Building Permits and Inspections, Business Licences, Bylaw Enforcement, Dog Licences and Animal Control Administration. the Planning Department and Public Transit.

 

General Inquiries 604-820-3700
Director of Development Services Dan Sommer 604-820-3747
Building Permits and Inspections

Building Permits and Inspections

Building or Inspection Inquiries • Phone: 604-820-3726 • Fax: 604-826-7951

The Building Division is primarily responsible for ensuring that the current building code is complied with, along with other building regulations including the Municipal Building Bylaw. The Division is involved in building permits and inspections, and business licensing.

Business Licences

Business Licences

Business Licensing Inquiries • Phone: 604-820-3727 • Fax: 604-826-7951

Business Licences are required for all businesses within the District of Mission.  Any activity or undertaking providing a professional, personal or other service for the purposes of gain or profit requires a valid business licence.

Bylaw Enforcement

Bylaw Enforcement 

Bylaw Inquiries • Phone: 604-820-3727 • Fax: 604-826-7951

The Bylaw Enforcement Division of the Development Services Department is responsible for administering and enforcing the various regulatory bylaws of the Municipality. Some of the areas of responsibility include: complaints and parking enforcement.

The Bylaw Enforcement Division seeks to gain compliance with municipal regulatory bylaw requirements by: informing, educating and as a last resort, by using the enforcement process. Enforcement of the District of Mission bylaws is a complaint generated system, with the exception of imminent life safety issues.

Dog Licences & Animal Control

Dog Licences & Animal Control

Dog licensing and animal control services are delivered by the Fraser Valley Regional District’s Community Animal Response & Education (CARE) program.

Find out more about Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD) Animal Control

Planning Department

Planning Department

Planning Inquiries • Phone: 604-820-3748 • Fax: 604-826-7951

As the District of Mission grows and changes, the Planning Division supports and oversees the functions of community wide land-use planning and site specific development planning. The Planning Division is primarily responsible for managing growth and development through the administration of applicable land use bylaws and policies adopted by Council.

Mission Public Transit Information

Mission Public Transit Information

Maps and schedules of public transit services available to Mission residents

The District of Mission and the City of Abbotsford are partners in a joint transit system for the combined service area. The conventional and custom transit services are provided by First Canada ULC under a joint agreement between the contractor, local government and B.C. Transit.