The community of Quatsino is subject to an Official Community Plan Bylaw (Bylaw No. 656, 2002) and a Zoning Bylaw (Bylaw No. 670, 2002). The Official Community Plan includes objectives and policies to guide decisions related to planning and land use management for the community into the future. The Zoning Bylaw is intended to implement the objectives and policies of the Official Community Plan and prescribes detailed regulations related to land use, the siting, size and dimensions of buildings, minimum lot size for the purposes of subdivision, etc. Please refer to the following links for more information:
Official Community Plan:
Quatsino Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 656, 2002
Map No. 1 of Quatsino Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 656, 2002
Quatsino Zoning Bylaw No. 670, 2002
Zone Map No. 1 of Quatsino Zoning Bylaw No. 670, 2002
While there is no Building Bylaw in effect for the community of Quatsino that requires a Building Permit or Site Permit be applied for and issued for new construction, building construction must meet the requirements of the BC Building Code. As part of the planning for new construction, please ensure that the placement of buildings and structures comply with the regulations of Quatsino Zoning Bylaw No. 670, 2002.
With respect to the subdivision of land, the Ministry of Transportation processes and approves applications for this purpose. Information, including a copy of the application required for subdivision, can be found on the Ministry's website at:
Applicants are encouraged to consult with the Regional District as a prelude to making application for subdivision.
If you have any questions regarding planning, development and building, please contact the Regional District by telephone at 250-956-3301 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org