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Development Services

Planning and Development Services is responsible for ensuring that the community grows in a manner that meets the basic needs of all residents by ensuring that our community is resilient, connected, inclusive and accessible to everyone.

The department is responsible for sustainability initiatives, community planning and land use regulation, building inspection, business licensing and mapping. This work is guided by the vision and objectives for the community as stated in the Official Community Plan and achieved through facilitation and collaboration with other departments, agencies, community groups and residents.

Development Services


Apply for a Development Approval

Apply for a Development Approval

The City of Castlegar grants approvals for several types of development applications, in alignment with the City’s adopted land use regulations and design guidelines.

Apply for a Business Licence

Apply for a Business Licence

Looking to do business in Castlegar? Whether it’s relocating, expanding, or starting a new venture, the City of Castlegar is here to help.

Apply for a Building Permit

Apply for a Building Permit

The City of Castlegar’s Development Services department provides support to homeowners and builders in implementing provincial building requirements.

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