Retaining Walls and Structures

Retaining Walls and Structures

A Building Permit is required for the construction of a retaining wall or structure greater than 1.5 meters in height.

A Registered Professional shall undertake the design and conduct field reviews of the construction of a retaining structure greater than 1.5 meters in height.  Sealed copies of the design plan and field review by means of Letters of Assurance in the form of Schedules B-1, B-2, and C-B referred to in Section 2.6 of Part 2 of the Building Code for all retaining Structures greater than 1.5 meters in height shall be submitted to a Building Official prior to the issuance of a permit. 

Application Form
See Application Forms - Building and Renovations and click on Building / Plumbing Permit Application.  
For information about Permit fees see Building Permit Fees
For more information, please contact
Rob Gaudreault
Building and Plumbing Inspector

4850 Argyle Street
Port Alberni BC V9Y 1V8