Do you plan to undertake a project within the Town boundaries? For more information about the process, please refer to the list below for links to common application procedures and explanatory guides.
(Feel free to contact the Planning Department at Planning@gibsons.ca if you’re unsure about which process will be involved, or if you need to apply for a combination of permits or approvals.)
Board of Variance
2019 Board of Variance Guide & Application
Garden Suite Guide
2019 Heritage Alteration Guide & Application
2019 Liquor Cannabis Guide & Application
Official Community Plan Amendment
2020 OCP Amendment Guide and Application
2020 Subdivision Guide & Application
Temporary Use Permit
Temporary Use Permit Guide & Application 2020
Zoning Bylaw Amendment
2020 ZA Guide and Application
Development Permit Guidelines
The Town of Gibsons has established guidelines to regulate development in the following Development Permit Areas (DPAs). Where properties are located in two or more DPAs (e.g. a multi-unit residential site located in a Geotechnical Hazard Area), the guidelines for both DPAs shall apply.