Bylaws

The following bylaws relate to business and development within the Town.

For a complete list of Town bylaws available online, click here.

Addressing Bylaw

The Addressing Bylaw regulates the addressing of lots and buildings within the Town of View Royal. It gives the Town of View Royal the ability to change the name of streets, to assign addresses to newly created lots, to permit address changes for public interest and safety, and to approve resident applications for address changes. It also identifies regulations for the correct and logical addressing of parcels, and requires that street addresses be clearly, correctly and legibly displayed by property owners. 

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Board of Variance Bylaw

The Board of Variance Bylaw constitutes a Board of Variance for the Town. The Board of Variance is an avenue for appeal on the interpretation and application of certain local government provisions and regulations such as the regulations for side yard setbacks in the Land Use Bylaw. The Board of Variance functions separately from Council and has its own authority under provincial law. Click here for more information on applying to the Board of Variance.

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Building Bylaw

The Building Bylaw sets out the administration of the building code. Building plans submitted to the Town's Building Inspector must comply with the Building Bylaw.

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Business Licence Regulation Bylaw

The Business Licence Regulation Bylaw provides licensing and regulations for businesses operating within View Royal, and provides for issuance of intermunicipal business licences. View Royal is pleased to offer an online application form for business licence applications. For more information on business licensing, click here.

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Development Cost Charges Bylaw

The Development Cost Charges Bylaw imposes development cost charges in the case of a subdivision approval and/or issuance of a building permit.

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Development Procedures Bylaw

The Development Procedures Bylaw establishes the application procedures for amendments to land use bylaws and contracts and the issuance of permits in relation to Development Permits, Development Variance Permits, and Rezoning.

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Fees and Charges Bylaw

The Fees and Charges Bylaw regulates the fees and charges of the Town of View Royal.

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Official Community Plan

The Official Community Plan outlines View Royal's long-term growth and development plans and impacts Development Permits and Rezoning Applications. For more information on the Town's Official Community Plan, click here.

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Sanitary Sewer Bylaw

The Sanitary Sewer Bylaw regulates the provision, operation and administration of View Royal's sewerage system and provides for the collection of fees and charges.

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Tree Protection Bylaw

The Tree Protection Bylaw regulates the protection of trees within View Royal. If you have a tree issue and would like to apply to remove a tree on your property, click here for information on Tree Removal and Alteration Permits.

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Zoning Bylaw

The Zoning Bylaw regulates permitted uses within the Town for land, buildings, and structures. The Zoning Bylaw includes provisions that impact any project or initiative involving real property, such as Development Permits, Development Variance Permits, and Rezoning.

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