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Licences and Permits

Development Permits and Applications

Depending on the location of the property and type of development, a Development Permit may be required.

Building Permits 

Prior to building or making changes to your home or property, check here for information regarding the use of land, buildings and structures, City Bylaws related to building on your property, obtaining building permits and inspections. 

Business Licences 

The City of Dawson Creek requires every person carrying on, maintaining, owning or operating within the City any profession, business, trade or occupation, to hold a valid business licence.

Right-of-Way Disturbance Permit 

A Right-of-Way Disturbance Permit is required prior to any work taking place within a City Right-of-Way.


Development Service Department – Planning

Phone: 250-784-3618

Note: This webpage is provided only as a guide for public use and convenience. Changes to the information outlined may be made where circumstances warrant. Please consult the City’s bylaws and other documents including theCommunity CharterLocal Government Act, and Land Title Act.