Development Applications

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. (Please 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.)

Resources

Official Community Plan Amendment
2019 OCP Amendment Guide and Application

Zoning Bylaw Amendment
2019 ZA Guide and Application

Development Variance Permit
2019 DVP Guide and Application
Policy to Evaluate Variances

Development Permits
2019 DP 1, 2, 9 Guide & Application
2019 DP 3-8-Guide & Application

Sign Permit
2018 Sign Permit Guide and Application
Sign Bylaw

Building Permit
2019 BP Guide and Application
BP Fee Schedule
DCC Bylaw

Subdivision Application Guide
2019 Subdivision Guide & Application

Temporary Use Permit
Temporary Use Permit Guide & Application 2019

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.

DPA 1: Geotechnical Hazard Areas

DPA 2: Environmentally Sensitive Areas

DPA 3: Upper Gibsons Commercial Area

DPA 4: Multi-Unit Residential Development

DPA 5: Gibsons Landing – commercial and multi-unit residential development

DPA 6: Light Industrial/Service Commercial

DPA 7: Live/Work

DPA 8: Intensive Residential

DPA 9: Gibsons Aquifer

DPA 10: Gospel Rock Village