Building Department

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If you plan to build in the Town of Gibsons, we’re here to work with you. Our knowledgeable staff can assist you to get the information you need and help you navigate the process.

2024 BC Building and Plumbing Code Updates

New editions of the BC Building Code (BCBC) and Plumbing Code (BCPC) have been adopted by the Province.

The 2024 BC Building and Plumbing Codes will come into effect on Friday March 8, 2024 and will bring a number of changes for new building construction and building alteration permits. All building permit applications received on or after this date are required to demonstrate compliance with the new regulations.

For more information about the new codes, click here.


Building Permits

Building Forms and Guides


BC Energy Step-Code

Building Permits Issued

External Resources


Building Bylaw


Contact the Building Department

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