Business & Development

Building & Licencing

Building Inspection

The Building Inspection Department handles all applications for building and plumbing permits, sign permits, moving permits, or demolition permits.

Digital Submission – CloudPermit

We are now accepting digital copies of building permit applications through Cloudpermit. Register and log in to get started.

Request an Inspection   Apply for a Permit



Paper Submission – Download PDFs

We are still currently accepting paper copies. Please download the PDFs below.

Download Building Permit Application

Download Demo Permit Application


New single family dwelling additional information and attachments


Business Licencing

The Business Licencing Department handles all business licence inquiries and processes applications for business licences as they are submitted.

Download Business Licence Application



Development Cost Charges Bylaw

The City of Terrace is considering implementing a development cost charges (DCC) bylaw. Regulated through the Local Government Act, DCCs are fees collected from developers to help fund the cost of growth-related infrastructure and parks. A DCC bylaw will be presented to Council in 2021, and if adopted, is expected to be in effect January 1, 2022.

Learn more here

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