If you are planning on developing your property or investing in Ladysmith, the Development Services Department can provide you assistance. The Department provides services in these areas:

Current Planning:

  • General inquiries about zoning and land use information
  • Green development ideas and resources
  • Applications to amend the Zoning Bylaw
  • Development Permit applications (form and character, riparian, hazard lands)
  • Development Variance Permit applications (setbacks from property lines, building height)
  • Temporary Use Permit applications
  • Sign Permits for new signage through-out the Town

Long Range Planning:

  • Official Community Plan
  • Local Area Plans
  • Applications to amend the Official Community Plan

Economic Development:

  • Annual Community Profile and target sector information.
  • Assistance with navigating the Town’s requirements and bylaws.
  • We help you invest in Ladysmith.

Downtown Development:

  • Façade Improvement applications
  • Sign Permits for new signage in the Downtown

Check out our Business and Development pages.