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Building Bulletins

No. Title Date
Building-01 Survey Certificates 2016-01-29
Building-05 Hydronic/Radiant - Heating Piping Installation 2011-08-15
Building-07 Wood Retaining Walls 2015-06-04
Building-08 Tenant Improvement Alteration - Structural Concrete (Raft) Slab on Ground 2016-01-29
Building-09 Minimum Elevation Requirement for Ductwork in Concrete Floors on Ground 2016-01-29
Building-11 Exit and Egress Facilities in Multi-Unit Residential, Office, Mercantile & Industrial Buildings 2016-01-29
Building-12 Soils Information: Single/Two Family Dwellings 2016-01-29
Building-14 Commercial Cooking Equipment 2016-01-29
Building-17 Cross-linked Polyethylene (PEX) Piping in a Building 2016-01-29
Building-18 Need for Manual Signing & Sealing of Plans and Letters of Assurance 2016-03-11
Building-21 Provisional Occupancy Inspections 2011-08-15
Building-22 Secondary Suite in an Existing Single Family Dwelling 2016-01-15
Building-24 Construction Requirements for a Secondary Suite in a Single Family Dwelling 2016-03-17
Building-26 Extent of Fill Deposition: Site Plan Requirements 2016-03-17
Building-27 Demolition Waste and Recyclable Materials Bylaw No. 9516 2016-03-17
* Building-28 Size Limitations and Farm Home Plate Requirements for Residential Developments in an AG1 Zone  2017-06-02
* Building-29 Size Limitations for Residential Developments Zoned RS1/F or RS1/G within the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR)  2017-06-01
* Building-30 Rezoning Applications for Larger Homes in an AG1 Zone 2017-06-08

Community Bylaws Bulletins

No. Title Date
CommBylaws-01 Soil Removal and Fill Deposit Regulation Bylaw 8094 - Application Process 2016-03-30

Development Applications Bulletins

No. Title Date
DevApps-01 Survey & Site Plan Guidelines 2015-10-07
DevApps-02 Vegetation Survey Guidelines 2016-04-05
DevApps-03 Landscaping Inspection 2016-04-05
DevApps-05 Aircraft and Land Use Noise 2016-04-05
DevApps-06 Assessment of Development Cost Charges (DCC) - Calculation of Building Area  2016-04-05
* DevApps-07 Townhouse Rezoning Applications: Policy for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Systems 2017-01-10
* DevApps-08 Process for ESA DP Applications at Time of Development Approval 2017-06-19

Engineering Bulletins

No. Title Date
Engineering-01 Service Connection Requests 2016-04-05
Engineering-02 Two-Family Dwelling Split - Volunteer - Additional Water Service Connection/Water Meter 2016-04-05
Engineering-03 Two-Family Dwelling Split - Secondary - Additional Water Meter 2016-04-05
Engineering-04 Constructing a Watercourse Crossing 2016-04-05

Gas Bulletins

No. Title Date
Gas-02 Test Certificates for Single Family Dwellings 2016-01-29
Gas-03 Gas Inspections for Single Family Dwellings 2016-01-29
Gas-10 New Gas Regulations 2016-11-04

Information Bulletins

No. Title Date
Info-09 Inspection Staff Access to Public 2016-03-24
Info-10 Inspection Priorities / Appointments 2016-03-24
Info-11 Purchase of Property Records 2016-03-24
Info-13 Tenant Improvement Process 2016-03-24
Info-21 Richmond Affordable Housing Strategy 2016-03-24
Info-22 School Site Acquisition Charge - effective Jul 4/11 2016-03-24
Info-23 Riparian Management Areas 2016-11-09
Info-24 Single Family Dwelling - Final/Occupancy Inspection 2016-03-24
Info-25 Environmental Review Process - Environmental Requirements Overview and Submission Guidelines 2013-05-14
Info-26  Zoning Bylaw Amendments - Storey, Half (1/2) & Flat-roof Houses 2016-03-24
Info-27  Amendment to Zoning Bylaw 8500 - Building Height and Massing 2015-09-16
Info-28 Richmond Council Approvals - Affordable Housing Contribution Rates & Single Family Secondary Suite Policy 2016-03-24
Info-29  Noise Regulation Bylaw No. 8856 Amendments  2016-03-11
Info-30 Non-farm Use or Subdivision in the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) Application Process 2016-10-19

Permits Bulletins

No. Title Date
Permits-02 Plans Processing - Site Plan - Single Family Dwelling 2016-03-31
Permits-07 The Use of Construction Dewatering Process for Building Sites 2016-03-31
Permits-08 Identifying Sub-trades for Construction Permits 2014-05-09
Permits-10 Automatic Fire Sprinkler Permits for Tenant Improvements and Minor Additions 2016-03-31
Permits-15 Awning Permit 2016-03-31
Permits-19 Builder Licensing & Mandatory Home Warranty 2016-03-31
Permits-20 Attic Spaces in a Single-Family Dwelling 2011-08-16
Permits-22 Occupancies in a Public Corridor (Mall) 2011-08-16
Permits-23 Temporary Buildings 2016-03-31
Permits-25 Building Envelope Repair Regulations 2016-03-31
Permits-28 Temporary Tents 2016-03-31
Permits-30 2012 BC Building Code - Seismic Design of New One & Two Family Part 9 Buildings 2016-03-31
Permits-31 Building Approvals Division Appeal Process 2016-03-31
Permits-32 Special Events Approval Process 2016-03-31
Permits-34 Hazardous Gases, Dusts and Liquids 2016-03-31
Permits-35 Building Permits in Strata Buildings 2016-03-31
Permits-36 Sewerage Systems 2016-03-31
Permits-39 Demolition Permits 2016-03-31
Permits-40 Installation of Racking/Shelving Structures 2016-03-31
Permits-42 Legal Survey & Site Plan Requirements 2016-03-31
Permits-44 Green Roofs and Other Options Involving Industrial and Office Buildings Outside the City Centre Bylaw 8385 2016-03-31
* Permits-46 Zoning Bylaw 8500 2017-01-18
Permits-47 Child Care Facilities 2016-03-31
Permits-49 2012 BC Building Code Implementation 2012-12-07
Permits-50 Implementation of New Part 10 Requirements 2016-04-05
Permits-51 2012 BC Building Code Requirement: "Solar Hot Water Ready Regulations" 2016-04-05
Permits-53 Temporary Retaining Walls 2016-04-05
Permits-54 Part 9 Energy Efficiency and Ventilation Requirements 2015-06-16
Permits-55 Ceiling Height Measurement Single One/Two Family Dwellings 2015-09-08
Permits-56 Zoning Regulation Summary Compliance (Form PL-46) 2015-09-08
Permits-57 Pernit Application Requirements (Single/Two Family Dwellings) 2016-04-05

Planning Bulletins

No. Title Date
Planning-01 Steveston Village Conservation 2009-09-24
Planning-02 New Heritage and Non-Heritage Requirements for Property Owners and Developers - Steveston Village 2010-01-18
Planning-03 Steveston Village Heritage Conservation Grant Program 2011-07-13

Plumbing Bulletins

No. Title Date
Plumbing-03 Water Connections 2016-03-21
* Plumbing-13 Backflow Prevention Assembly Test Report - Annual Fee 2016-12-12
Plumbing-15 Water Conservation Amendments - Ministerial Order M105 2011-09-28
Plumbing-16 Installation of Water Treatment Devices - Protection from Contamination 2016-11-15

Tree Bulletins

No. Title Date
Tree-01 Tree Protection Bylaw 8057 2016-04-07
Tree-03 Protection of Existing Trees During Demolition and Construction

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Tree-04 Arborist Report 2016-04-07
Tree-05 Tree Protection Bylaw Changes - Municipal Ticketing Bylaw Changes 2016-04-07
Tree-06 Tree Removal on Sites Involved in the Rezoning Process 2016-04-07
Tree-07 Landscape Cross-Section Drawings at Building Permit Submission 2016-04-07
Tree-08 Tree Protection Bylaw 8057 Application Process 2016-10-17
Tree-09 Addressing Potential Development Conflicts with Neighbouring Side Yard Trees in Single-Family and Duplex Zoning 2016-04-07
Tree-10  Replacement Tree Guideline 2016-04-07