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Building permits are required bylaw for any construction, alteration, repair, move, or demolition of a building or structure. Our Building Permit Application Guideline (PDF) will provide you with information on what you will need a permit for.

Specific Documentation is required for your permit application as well as site plans, floor plans and others.

The Town of Golden’s Building Official will be pleased to assist you with any questions you may have and can be reached at

A link to our Building Regulations Bylaw (Bylaw No. 1299, 2012 Building Regulations) can be found here.

Building Permits

In order for individuals to build, demolish or alter a building within our community, it is required by law to make an application to your local government. The purpose of this is to ensure that safety is a priority and to get the right support.

When making an application to demolish a building, you will be asked to follow building code requirements (Part 8 “Safety measure at construction and demolition sites”), conduct proper site clean up and ensure that water lines, power and gas lines, as well as any other electronic service is shut off, to ensure safety for members of our community.

To make an application please review the building permit guidelines and then complete the fillable Building Permit Application (PDF), both documents are linked below.

Apply here: