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Building Bylaw

A new Building Bylaw for the five Electoral Areas (“B”, “C”, “D”, “E” and “F”) was adopted on November 18, 2015 and will be effective January 1, 2016. Building Bylaw No. 2670, 2015

Notice on Title Information

This document provides a summary of Notices on Title and is for informational purposes only.

Notice on Title Information

Submission of Truss Roof System (Layout) Design – ALL Areas

A roof truss layout plan, which may also include individual truss design, must be included with Building Permit applications for all areas within the RDNO including member municipalities. Click here for more information (20Kb)

 

As of January 1, 2016 the RDNO will no longer be providing Building Inspection Services within the municipalities of Armstrong and Lumby.  All active Building Permits will be taken over by their new service provider.  Please contact the Armstrong and Lumby municipal offices for inquiries relating to building inspection services.

Both the Township of Spallumcheen and the City of Enderby will be continuing with the RDNO to provide Building Inspection Services under a contractual agreement.  Both municipalities will have their own building bylaw and all active files will continue to be handled by the RDNO.  Those with active Building Permits will not notice any change in service levels or inspectors.

At the RDNO a new Building Bylaw for the five Electoral Areas (“B”, “C”, “D”, “E” and “F”) was adopted on November 18, 2015 and will be effective January 1, 2016.

Some notable changes to the new Electoral Area building bylaw are as follows:

  • Authorizations to Construct for residential dwellings are discontinued; however,
    • within Electoral Areas “D” or “E”, accessory and agricultural buildings located in rural zones, up to 185 m2 in size, less than one storey (6 metres) in height, do not contain plumbing and meet the requirements of the Regional District Zoning Bylaw are exempted from requiring a Building Permit;
    • accessory and agricultural buildings located in rural zones, less than 55 m2 in size, less than one storey (6 metres) in height, do not contain plumbing and meet the requirements of the Regional District Zoning Bylaw are exempted from requiring a Building Permit; and,
    • the number of inspections (where a permit is required) for accessory and agricultural buildings up to 100 m2 in size, that do not contain plumbing is reduced from 5 to 3 (Footings and Forms / Framing / Final Occupancy);
  • There will be a fee reduction of 20% of the Building Permit fee where a Coordinating Registered Professional is involved;
  • Park model recreational units will now require a Building Permit for placement on a commercial property; and,
  • The on-site water system requirements are consistent with the Subdivision Servicing Bylaw requirements for well capacity in the respective jurisdictions.

The Regional District of North Okanagan (RDNO) provides Building Inspection services to all electoral areas of the North Okanagan, as well as the communities of Enderby and Spallumcheen.

RDNO Building Inspectors conduct reviews of all building permit applications for conformance with BC Building Code requirements, development bylaws, and other related regulations.

The City of VernonDistrict of Coldstream, City of Armstrong and Village of Lumby provide building inspection services for their respective areas.

How to Apply for a Building Permit or Schedule An Inspection

Special Publications

Building Permit Reports

Monthly reports that track Building Permit activity in the electoral areas and participating member municipalities are available in PDF format.


June 2017
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May 2017
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April 2017
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March 2017
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February 2017
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January 2017
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December 2016
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November 2016
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October 2016
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September 2016
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August 2016
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Phone: 250-550-3700
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