Financial compensation for low-carbon design and construction
Learn how you can get financial compensation by reducing the embodied carbon footprint of your new home. Apply to the Embodied Carbon Research Program External website, opens in new tab.
There are many steps to building or renovating a house on your home's property.
Understand the process and review the steps involved. Get the required permits and inspections along the way.
The Development and Building Centre is open for in-person scheduled appointments or payments.
Location and mailing address
Development and Building Centre
515 West 10th Avenue, Ground Floor
Vancouver, BC V5Z 4A8
Build a sustainable home
Learn about high performance buildings that meet Passive House and Net Zero Energy certified standards.
Learn about the guidelines and eligibility requirements for retaining your character home.
Learn about the permit process to install solar photovoltaic panels on your home.