Exclusion from Building Permits
Building Permits are not required for:
- Fences, sidewalks, planters
- Construction of a retaining wall less than one (1) metre in height
- Painting, decorating and general maintenance
- Minor repairs using similar or same materials for maintenance which do not affect any electrical or mechanical work
Please check with the building department first if you are thinking of building or renovating. Any building over 100 sq. ft in the area requires a building permit. Permits are required before the work starts.
A Guide to Building Permits
City of Merritt Building Bylaw No. 1865, 2003
Building Permit Application
Plumbing Permit Application
Inspection Services Department Statistics
Inspection Services Handouts
Works Within a Boulevard, Roadway, or Lane and Schedule G application
Building Inspector for the City of Merritt will be working Monday thru Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm.
Telephone: (250) 378-4224
The Homeowner Protection Act may govern applications for new construction. Please contact their office to obtain regulations and information.
An electrical and/or gas permit may be required. Please contact your local BC Safety Authority office to obtain further information.
1278A Dalhousie Drive Kamloops BC V2C 6G3
Permits outside City limits call TNRD (250) 377-8673 or visit www.tnrd.ca