Helpful Links

Building & Septic

Helpful Links  
Archaeological Brochure for Home Owners Link
BC Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists (APEGBC)               Link
BC Applied Science Technologists & Technicians Link
BC Building Code Link
BC Building Designers Institute Link
BC Institute of Property Inspectors Link
BC One Call - Call Before you Dig Link
BC Safety Authority (Electrical and Gas) 
  • Homeowner Permits
  • Contractor Permits
  • Find a Contractor

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Homeowners Protection Office Link

Interior Health Authority (IHA) Health Protection Offices

  • Information on Onsite Sewerage Systems

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Onsite Wastewater Registration Program (Septic)

  • WCOWMA Onsite Wastewater Management Association of BC
  • The Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of British Columbia (ASTTBC)

 

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Find a Registered Onsite Wastewater Practitioner (ROWP)

  • WCOWMA Onsite Wastewater Management Association of BC
  • The Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of British Columbia (ASTTBC)

 

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Site Profile Form - Ministry of Environment  Link
Site Profiles - Ministry of Environment Link

Wood Energy Technology Transfer Inc. (WETT Inc.) 

  • Find a WETT-certified professional to inspect your wood-burning appliance or fireplace
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Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MoT)

REMINDER: If you are building a structure or opening a business, including a home occupation, near a road, you require a permit from MoT.

Helpful Links  
Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure Contacts Link
Highway Access Permits                                                                 Link
Permits for Works on Right-of-Way Link
Special Events Permits Link
Structures Permits Link
Rural Subdivision Approvals Link

Agricultural Land Commission

Helpful Links  
Agricultural Land Commission (ALC)                                                        Link
Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) - Application Process Link
ALR Maps of the CSRD Link

Water

Helpful Links  
Historical Hydrometric Data (Environment Canada) Link

Livestock, Drinking Water and Fish
(From the BC Cattlemen's Association through FRISP: Farmland-Riparian Interface Stewardship Program)

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Private Moorage Provincial Guidelines Link
Hydrogeologist Contact List Download
Qualified Environmental Professional (QEP) Contact List Download
Riparian Areas Regulation (RAR) Link
RAR Brochure Download
BC Association of Professional Biology Link
Vancouver Island University (Listing of RAR training program courses participants) Link
Shuswap Lake Watch (lake elevations) Link
Working near Water - DFO Guidelines (Fisheries and Oceans Canada) Link
Working near Water - Regional Timing Windows - Ministry of Environment Link

Flooding & Geotechnical

Helpful Links  
Geotechnical and Hydrotechnical Engineer Contact List Download
Floodplain Mapping Link
Flood Hazard Area Land Use Management Guidelines Link
Professional Practice Guidelines - Legislated Flood Assessments in BC Link
Guidance For Selection of Qualified Professionals and Preparation of Flood Hazard Assessment Reports Link
Flood Hazard Land Use Management Link

Government

Helpful Links  
Government of British Columbia Link
Service BC - Government Agents Link
FrontCounter BC Link
Service Canada Link
Local Government Act Link
Local and Provincial Contacts List Download

Property

Helpful Links  
Online Mapping and Property Information  Link
Where to go for Legal Plans or Titles in or Near the CSRD Download
Information about Residential Tenancies in B.C.  Link
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