Building & Development
What is the Difference Between a Development Permit & Building Permit
Development permits relate to community planning; specifically, what can and cannot be done on or to a property. Regulations for development are found in our Zoning Bylaw (ZB) and Official Community Plan Bylaw (OCP). The ZB and OCP and are regulated by The Planning and Development Act, 2007.
Building Permits relate to the construction of structures and the regulations are found in our Building Bylaw. The Building Bylaw is regulated by The Construction Codes Act (CCA), including The National Building Code.
Development in the Town of Regina Beach requires a development permit except as listed in the Zoning Bylaw
Definition of Development: The carrying out of any building, engineering, mining, or operations in, on or over land, or making of any material change in the use or intensity of use of any building, or land, and shall include, but not limited to, excavating, filling, grading or drainage of land.
You must obtain the necessary Development Permits from the Regina Beach Town Office before beginning any type of development or undertaking a new use or change in use.
Once the Development Permit has been issued and other required approvals or permits may be applied for. Such as: Building Permit, Water Approval, Plumbing Permit, Move Permit, etc.
Once a Development Permit is issued, applicants can prepare their building permit submission. Professional Building Inspections Inc. (PBI), have been contracted by the Town of Regina Beach to perform building inspections.
No person shall commence or cause to be commenced the construction, addition, alteration, renovation, repair, relocation, change of occupancy or use, or reconstruction of a building without first obtaining a valid Building Permit from the Town of Regina Beach.
The proposed development must comply with The Constructions Code Act and the National Building Code of Canada.
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