Planning, Building and Development

Community Updates

HOURS: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:00pm
PHONE:  250-286-5725

The City of Campbell River has adjusted its practices to safely and efficiently provide services and to keep local builders and developers updated on any changes to our ability to process applications.

Planning Department

With a few limitations, the City continues to provide, process or issue:

  • Planning applications such as zoning or official community plan amendments, development permits, development variance permits – processed electronically
  • Engineering Applications such as development subdivisions and temporary use permits
  • Works on City Lands Permits, except no work on the City water system at this time
  • Engineering
  • BC One Calls continue as normal

Please forward all above requests through


Please check permit requirements before you start; to ensure you meet the BC Building Code and avoid delays and penalties.

  • Construction Approvals building permits
  • All Building Permit Applications
  • Building Inspections, where required public health directives can be met
  • Questions for building inspectors or regarding the BC Building Code
  • Questions or concerns regarding ongoing construction within the City of Campbell River

Please forward all above requests through


MEETING: City employees will connect with builders and developers by telephone and email; no in person meetings at this time.

PAYMENTS: Electronic payment options are available; no cash is being accepted at this time.

Official Community Plan

Our vision for today - and the future.

Bylaw Updates

Important information about the Bylaw Updates.


Location, location, location!


Get help with your construction projects.

Planning & Development

Here we grow.

Applications, Forms & Guidelines

Must-reads & print-outs.

City Construction Projects

See how we're improving our community.

Interactive Maps

Maps & tools you can use.

Video Tutorials

Essential viewing before you begin your project

Downtown Revitalization

Read what's happening downtown here.

Green City

A lighter load: Campbell River's environmental programs.

Sea Level Rise

Campbell River’s changing coastline.


Follow the housing conversation.

Art in Public Spaces Project

Information on the future of Art in Public Spaces around Campbell River.

Social Planning

Finding solutions through community development.

What's New
Jun 22, 2021 Summer Fire Safety
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Jan 02, 2020 2019 Year-in-Review
Nov 01, 2018 New marine habitat
Nov 02, 2017 CRadvantage goes live!
Jul 25, 2017 Chalkfest returns!
Jun 30, 2017 Celebrate Canada Day!
Jan 09, 2017 2016 Year-in-Review
Dec 20, 2016 Tourism update!
Nov 16, 2016 Fire Chief for a Day
Oct 11, 2016 Afternoon garage fire
Jan 07, 2016 New Robron Field open!
Jan 04, 2016 Jan. 1 City Currents
Dec 04, 2015 Storm Warning!
Jun 26, 2015 New art summer camps
Feb 26, 2015 Mobile home fire
Feb 06, 2015 Fire crews kept busy
Dec 18, 2014 Fawn Rd. house fire
Sep 24, 2014 Fall Fire Safety
Feb 24, 2014 Roads Update
Oct 08, 2013 Fire Prevention Week
Sep 21, 2013 Seed saving
Sep 21, 2013 MyCity info update
Sep 21, 2013 George Paul Passing
Sep 21, 2013 ECAP
Sep 20, 2013 Tidemark grant in aid
Sep 20, 2013 Walk-ability Survey
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