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Development & Rezoning

Application Forms and Information

Important! New fee increases effective January 1st of each year. Refer to:City Bylaws, Chapter 5 - Finance and Budgets - Consolidated Fees Bylaw 8636.

Please see Development Applications Bulletins for additional City requirements

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Development Permit Application

Development Permit Application Attachments, Notice to Development Permit Applicants, Schedule 1 - Site Profile, Contaminated Sites Regulation - Schedule 2 Industrial and Commercial Purposes and Activities.

Notification of Sign Placement for a Development Permit Application

Development Application Rezoning Application Subdivision Application

Letter of Authorization

Request to Change an Existing Development Application

Heritage Alteration Permit Application

Heritage Revitalization Agreement Application

Development Cost Charges (DCC's)

Proposed Development Cost Charges Update

Notice of Public Consultation

The City of Richmond is updating its Development Cost Charges (DCC) Bylaw to reflect infrastructure requirements of new development. Richmond’s existing DCC Bylaw was last updated in 2009. 

The proposed DCC Program (2016-2041) and proposed DCC rates were endorsed by Council on September 26, 2016 as a basis for further public consultation in establishing the updated DCC Rates Bylaw. A copy of the staff report can be found below or can be obtained by emailing your requests to or by calling 604-276-4274. 

A public consultation will be held on Thursday, November 3, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Richmond City Hall Council Chambers. There will be a brief presentation on the proposed DCC rates. Staff will be available to answer questions pertaining to the proposed DCC programs and proposed DCC rates. 

Please submit your feedback by Friday, November 18, 2016 by emailing or by calling 604-276-4274. Your comments will be shared with Council prior to consideration of first, second, and third readings of the DCC Bylaw.

Board of Variance Applications - 962(1)(b)