Development Services


The Development Services Department manages all planning associated within the City of Terrace. There are five core planning areas which are mandated through various bylaws. These areas of planning are:

The department is also responsible for the development of policies and programs that support the achievement of the vision for a sustainable community as outlined in the Official Community Plan. The Department's work is undertaken in consultation with Council, the community, stakeholders and interdepartmental staff.

Current Planning

Primarily application and regulation driven, the Department is responsible for review and processing of development applications including Official Community Plan and Zoning Bylaw amendments, development permits, variance applications, liquor licencing and subdivision approval.

Permit Information

See the City of Terrace Fact Sheets page for the most up-to-date information on permits, including secondary suites, signs, street & mobile food vending, and more.

Department Contact


Mon - Fri: 8:30 am-4:30 pm
5003 Graham Avenue, Terrace, BC V8G 1B3
Phone: 250.615.4022
Fax: 250.635.3467