What is an accessory building/structure?
An additional building/structure being added to a commercial site that is not attached to the principal building is considered an accessory building/structure.
Accessory buildings and structures may require a development permit, building permit as well as a lot grading permit.
Do I need a building permit?
All accessory buildings and structures over 10m² (108ft²) require a building permit.
Do I need a sub-trade permit?
In addition to a building permit, the following sub-trade permits may be required.
- Electrical permit (required if adding to or altering an electrical system)
- Plumbing permit (required if adding to or altering a plumbing system)
- Gas permit (required if adding or replacing a gas appliance)
Do I need a development permit?
All accessory buildings and structures over 20m² (215ft²) require a development permit.
Accessory buildings and structures that are less than 20m² (215ft²) do not require a development permit provided they comply with the Land Use Bylaw.
Please get in touch with our Development Officers at 780-538-0325.