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
250 344-2271 ext. 236

Building Official: 

Caspar Viereckel
250-344-2271 ext. 231

Planning Technician:

Colin Macphee
250-344-2271 ext. 240

Planning Technician:

Duncan Ernst
250-344-2271 ext. 239