Development Services Forms

Development Services Application Documents

The following are completed documents are required for all Development Applications: 

  1. *New* Development Application Form (for ALL Development Services Applications)
  2. Applicable fees
  3. For Development Permit Area applications, please include the applicable DPA Guideline Assessment Form(s) and Checklist(s) from the table below

Please be aware that staff may not accept incomplete applications. 

For all Development Permit (DP) applications, please find the appropriate checklist and Development Permit Guideline Assessment Form(s) below. Depending on the Development Permit Area(s) (DPA's) applicable to the subject property there may be multiple assessment forms required.

For more information on the Development Permit process, please see the following Development Permit Guide.

Development Permit Area (DPA)Application ChecklistDPA Guideline Assessment Form
DPA 1: Riparian ProtectionDPA 1: ChecklistDPA 1: Assessment Form
DPA 2: Sensitive EcosystemsDPA 2: ChecklistDPA 2: Assessment Form
DPA 3: Marine Uplands & Foreshore ProtectionDPA 3: ChecklistDPA 3: Assessment Form
DPA 4: Aquifer ProtectionDPA 4: ChecklistDPA 4: Assessment Form
DPA 5: Wildfire ProtectionDPA 5: ChecklistDPA 5: Assessment Form
DPA 6: Floodplain HazardDPA 6: ChecklistDPA 6: Assessment Form
DPA 7: Landslide HazardDPA 7: ChecklistDPA 7: Assessment Form
DPA 8: Protection of FarmingDPA 8: ChecklistDPA 8: Assessment Form
General Form & Character DPA Guidelines 
(applies to DPA's 9 - 12)
General Guidelines
(applies to DPA's 9 - 12)
DPA 9: Intensive ResidentialDPA 9: ChecklistDPA 9: Assessment Form
DPA 10: Multi-family Residential DevelopmentDPA 10: ChecklistDPA 10: Assessment Form
DPA 11: Commercial and Mixed Use DevelopmentDPA 11: ChecklistDPA 11: Assessment Form
DPA 12: Industrial DevelopmentDPA 12: ChecklistDPA 12: Assessment Form
DPA 13: Energy & Water Conservation; GHG Emissions ReductionDPA 13: ChecklistDPA 13: Assessment Form

For all applications requiring a Geotechnical Assessment Report, please complete the Geohazard Assurance Statement Form

For all other Development applications, please find the appropriate checklist below.

Development Application TypeApplication ChecklistGuide
Board of VarianceBOV Application Form
Covenant Amendment or DischargeChecklist
Development VarianceChecklistGuide
Floodplain Bylaw ExemptionChecklist
Land Use Contract Amendment or DischargeChecklist
Minimum Frontage ExemptionChecklist
Official Community Plan (OCP) Amendment, Zoning Bylaw Amendment or BothChecklistGuide
Phased Development AgreementChecklist
Strata ConversionChecklist
Temporary Use Permit, Amendment or RenewalChecklist

Fee Schedule

View a listing of Development Application Fees. The CVRD accepts cash, cheque, or debit. We do not accept credit cards.

Please Note: The time required to process applications depends on the complexity of the proposal. Incomplete applications will cause delays.