To determine what you can build on your property, you first need to know what your property is zoned. Once you have obtained the zoning of your property, the City's Zoning Bylaw (PDF) will provide you with information on what you can build.
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The City of White Rock has a Tree Protection Bylaw which outlines specific lands within the City where a tree cutting permit is required. Please refer to the Tree Protection Bylaw to determine whether your property is affected.
To find out the zoning of your property, use the City's WROMS Online Mapping System to search your property by civic address.
A list of the required information to be submitted could be obtained from City Hall located at
White Rock City Hall15322 Buena Vista AvenueWhite Rock, BC V4B 1Y6
or by downloading the Guide for Applying for a Building Permit (PDF).
Information about obtaining a business license can be found on the Business Licenses page.
Payments may be made in person, by mail or by phone. Tickets can be paid in cash, by cheque, money order, credit card or debit card. For more information on how to pay your parking ticket please visit the Parking Services page.
To report a bylaw complaint, please call 604-541-2139 during business hours and 604-541-2146 after business hours and on weekends.
Marriage licenses are issued by the Provincial Government, for more information visit the British Columbia Marriage License page.
Fresh water fishing licenses are issued through the Provincial government, for more information please visit the Freshwater Fishing E-Licence page. Tidal water fishing licenses are issued through the Federal government, for more information please visit the Fisheries and Oceans Canada page.