Planning and Development

Development Services provides the framework for community development that relates to the priorities in the Official Community Plan. The department combines Planning, Building, and Bylaw Enforcement to formulate policies and standards for new development, manage approvals of all types of land development, regulate building construction, ensure compliance with community standards, and facilitate development of best practices to protect the environment and the residents.

This department is also responsible for administering business licenses. Learn more about how to apply for a business license HERE. 

Contact Information:
 

Director of Planning & Development:

Phil Armstrong
planner@golden.ca
250 344-2271 ext. 236


Manager of Development Services:

Vacant


Building Official: 

Caspar Viereckel
building@golden.ca
250-344-2271 ext. 231


Planning Technician:

Colin Macphee
250-344-2271 ext. 240