Building Inspections

Administrative and technical information surrounding the Inspections process.

Required Inspections

Development Permits

DPA 1 - Municipal Watersheds & Aquifers, DPA 2 - Hillside & Upland Areas, DPA 3 - Riparian Area, DPA 4 - Downtown Form & Character, DPA 5 - Urban Corridor Form & Character, DPA 6 - Infill Development Form & Character, DPA 7 - Industrial Form & Character, DPA 8 - Hillside Development

Development Variance Permit

The City of Chilliwack has prepared this brochure to assist you in understanding the Development Variance Permit application process

NAFS Specification for Windows, Doors, and Skylights

Effective January 1, 2014 , for buildings constructed under Part 9 of the 2012 BC Building Code, any windows, doors and skylights must be selected and installed in accordance with NAFS.

Open Air Burning Permits

Burning Permits are issued by the Fire Dept for two separate seasons of the year.

Telecommunication Antenna Structures (TAS)

In order to provide Council and the public with a clear guideline as to municipal authority and to outline an appropriate public consultation method geared specifically to the City of Chilliwack, staff have taken the opportunity to update the City’s G-22 Policy Directive: Telecommunication Antenna Structures to reflect current industry standards and legislative requirements in addition to creating guidelines for preferred tower locations, co-location requirements and a detailed public consultation process.

Temporary Use Permits (TUP)

A Temporary Use Permit is a special permit issued by Council that allows a land use not permitted in the current zoning.



Chilliwack’s sewer system is taking in a lot of water. To help prevent backups, please reduce water use.