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
Development Services
Community Planning / Building Inspection and Permitting

4850 Argyle Street
Port Alberni BC V9Y 1V8