PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT
BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATION
Before you construct, alter, repair or demolish a building or structure in the Village of Telkwa, please review the Building Permit Application Guide linked below. The Guide outlines the Building Permit and Building Inspection process, as well as the requirements for a Building Permit Application. If you require a Building Permit, please fill out the Building Permit Application Form and drop off the form at the Village office.
If your proposed building or structure does not align with the Village of Telkwa Bylaws, you can apply for a Development Variance. A Development Variance Permit 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.
BOARD OF VARIANCE
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.
The following are maps that may be used to help you in the development of your building or structure to ensure compliance
The Village of Telkwa employs the following Bylaws to regulate and manage buildings and development in the municipal boundaries of the Village. Review the following Bylaws to ensure your building or structure aligns with the Village's Bylaws.
HOUSING REPORTS AND RELATED PLANS