What is an alteration or addition?
An alteration or addition is considered a renovation which affects anything structural such as moving or removing walls or adding windows and doors. Adding drywall or painting is not considered an alteration or addition.
An Alteration or Addition may require both a Development Permit and a Building Permit
For information related to the Land Use Bylaw and what is required from Development Permitting, please see below.
Any renovations that will affect the footprint or height of your home requires a Development Permit (ie. adding a sunroom). A Development Permit is not required for renovations such as flooring or new shingles.