The community of Coal Harbour is subject to an Official Community Plan Bylaw (Bylaw No. 657, 2002) and a Zoning Bylaw (Bylaw No. 669, 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:
Coal Harbour Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 657, 2002
Coal Harbour Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 657, 2002 - Map No. 1
Coal Harbour Zoning Bylaw No. 669, 2002
Coal Harbour Zoning Bylaw No. 669, 2002 - Zone Map No. 1
Approval of a Building Permit is required for the siting of buildings and structures. Please refer to the following links for more information.
Residential Building Permit Guide
Building Bylaw No. 682, 2003 (Consolidated)
Application for Building or Demolition Permit
Owners Acknowledgement of Responsibility Form - Building Permit
Example of Site Plan to Accompany Application for Building or Site Permit
Link to Provincial website for British Columbia Building, Fire and Plumbing Codes: https://www.bcpublications.ca/BCPublications/
Link to Invasive Species Control: Knotweed - Land Clearing and Construction
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.