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Development Services


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, administration of the Animal Control contractor, the Planning Division, and Public Transit.

General Inquiries – Planning Division 604-820-3748
General Inquiries – Bylaw Enforcement Division 604-820-3727
General Inquiries – Building Division 604-820-3726
Director of Development Services Dan Sommer 604-820-3747
Manager of Planning Rob Publow 604-820-3706
Manager of Long Range Planning and Special Projects Mike Dickinson 604-820-5380
Manager of Inspection Services Harry Gill 604-820-5374