Development & Permitting

Building permits are required for most types of construction, whether it's a new building, renovation, or expansion. To ensure Public Safety, the District of Fort St. James and our Building Inspectors ensure buildings comply with District Bylaws and BC Building, Plumbing, and Fire Codes.

Building Permits

Apply For Your Building Permit

Building Permit Applications can be picked up from the District Office during regular office hours, or you can download the documents and fill them out, attach all necessary documents, and email the completed package to

Download A Building Permit Application