Planning and Development

Please contact the Village Office with any questions on Planning and Development matters:

1415 Hankin Ave.




The Village of Telkwa uses the services of the Regional District of Bulkley Nechako for Building Inspection. 

RDBN Building Inspection: Toll-Free - 1-800-320-3339

Chief Building Inspector Richard Wainright -

Chief Building Inspector Jason Berlin -

Building Inspector Steve Davis -


Building Forms


When Do You Need a Building Permit?

A Quick Guide

Building Permit Assessment Site Plan

Building Permit Application

Building Permit Quick Guide Brochure

Form M (Owner Undertaking of Building Foundation)

Regional District of Bulkley Nechako Building Inspection Brochure



Zoning is the process of dividing land in a municipality into zones (e.g. residential, industrial) in which certain land uses are permitted or prohibited.

Zoning Bylaw & Amendments

Zoning Map



Development Variance Permits may be used to vary the bylaw regulation(s) of zoning or subdivision servicing for non-conforming development approvals. A Development Variance Permit cannot vary use or density of land specified in a bylaw.


Please allow a minimum of 6-8 weeks for your Variance Application to be processed.

Development Variance Permit Guide

Development Variance Permit Pre-application

Development Variance Permit Application

Development Variance Permit Brochure 2017




The Village is currently seeking three volunteers interested in participating on an as-and-when required basis to sit on the Board of Variance. The Board of Variance will consist of three individuals, appointed by Council, tasked with the responsibility of considering certain types of minor variance applications. This is a three-year volunteer position. Please contact the Village of Telkwa municipal office for more information.

Board of Variance Information Document

Board of Variance Application


Ph: 250-846-5212Email:  | 1415 Hankin Ave

Office Hours

Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm

Closed for lunch 12:30pm-1:30pm

(Closed Statutory Holidays)