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Building and Development

Learn about the plans and regulations that guide how development takes place in Cumberland.

Notice: Before you develop or build on a property, you may need to apply for permits and obtain all necessary approvals. You may contact Building and Development staff at the Village Office before submitting your application by emailing or calling 250-336-2291.

The community’s vision for future land use and community development is determined by the Official Community Plan, the regulations in the Zoning Bylaw, and other bylaws, guides and tools.


Links to maps used for zoning, development and planning in the Village.

Current Land Development

Learn about what significant development applications are being considered in the Village, including upcoming public hearings.

Building and Plumbing Permits

The Village of Cumberland issues permits for building construction, plumbing installations, woodstoves, fireplaces and inserts.