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APPLICATION FORMS / GUIDES

Development Application Forms & Guides

Development & Engineering

Application forms and guides to assist your application process, including design guides and application form guides.

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BUILDING PERMITS

Building Report

Development & Engineering

Monthly reports are available as PDF files at no cost. Reports are posted during the first week of the following month. Search Building Permit Reports by date range.

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BUSINESS LICENSING

Business Licensing

Monthly Reports

Each month we publish a report of new business start-ups that have applied for their business licence, an excellent indicator of economic growth.

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Planning & Development

DESIGN CRITERIA MANUAL

Design Criteria Guide

Construction & Design

This current version of the City of Kamloops Design Criteria Manual for developers and contractors supersedes all previous Design Criteria.

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HERITAGE REGISTER

Heritage Register

Conservation

The Register is currently comprised of 20 heritage resources rich in history. It is anticipated that additional entries to the Register will be added on a regular basis.

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HERITAGE RESOURCES

Heritage Resources

Tax Incentive Program

Evaluation criteria, heritage standard resources, heritage rehabilitation guidelines, tax incentive program and application form are available.

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INDUSTRIAL LAND REVIEW

Industrial Land Review Report

Community Planning

The City has recently completed a review of development trends and available industrial land in order to guide future industrial development.

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INTERFACE MAP

Wildfire Interface Map

Fire Hazard Zones

Is your property at risk? Play it safe, check the risk rating for your property for wildfires.

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BUSINESS

Venture Kamloops

Venture Kamloops

This document was produced in accordance with the new industry site selection standards (or template) for North America.

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MMCD

MMCD Construction Standards

Construction Standards

This information is supplementary to Volume II of the Master Municipal Construction Documents published by the M.M.C.D.A., 2009.

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NORTH SHORE

North Shore Development Guide

Development Guidelines

Building design and site layout shall be designed so as to be consistent with the vision, goals and principles identified in the North Shore Neighbourhood Plan.

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PLANNING TO DEVELOP?

Free service to review your development plans

Preliminary Project Review

The City offers free advice on proposals or concepts relative to the Zoning By-law and community plans to evaluate the feasibility of your proposal.

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SENSITIVE AREAS

Environmentally Sensitive Areas Map

Map

Check out our map of Kamloops displaying the environmentally sensitive areas.

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STATISTICAL DATA

Statistical Data

Development & Engineering

Statistical information on Kamloops from Canada Census, the Canada Housing and Mortgage Corporation's Fall Rental Reports, and other sources.

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TRAFFIC COUNTS

Annual Report

Engineering

Several reports are available including 24 hour traffic counts, Overlander and Halston bridge traffic counts and peak hours traffic counts.

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ZONING

Zoning and Land Use Information

Land Use Information

If a proposed use or density for a site is not permitted under present zoning, a Rezoning application to amend the Zoning By-law must be made to Council.

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Community Plans

AGRICULTURE AREA PLAN

Agriculture Area Plan

Sustainability

An Agriculture Area Plan is to establish updated, defined policies that will protect and promote agriculture and encourage sustainable agricultural practices.

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CULTURAL STRATEGIC PLAN

Cultural Strategic Plan

Diversity

A comprehensive strategy to recognize our cultural diversity in Kamloops, representing the visual arts, heritage, performing arts and the cultural industries.

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EMERGENCY PROGRAM

Emergency Program

Preparedness

An initiative to maintain an Emergency Plan, a Hazard, Risk, Vulnerability Assessment, an Emergency Operation Centre and an Emergency Social Services Team.

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ENERGY & EMISSIONS

Energy and Emissions Management Plan

Corporate management plan

Intended to be a living document, this plan guides the direction and actions necessary to achieve the corporate energy reduction goals outlined in the SKP.

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KAMPLAN

View from Kenna Cartwright Park in Kamloops

Official Community Plan

A statement of objectives and policies on planning and land use management, within the area of the plan, respecting the purposes of local government.

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NORTH SHORE

North Shore Neighbourhood Plans

Neighbourhood Plan

A comprehensive land use planning exercise for the North Shore between 2005 and 2008, with final adoption of the Plan taking place on June 24, 2008.

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NEIGHBOURHOOD PLANS

Kamloops Neighbourhood Plans

Kamloops

These documents include the Official Community Plan and neighbourhood plans such as the City Centre Plan and Kamloops Airport Land Use Plan.

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PARKS MASTER PLAN

Parks Master Plan

DRAFT

A 10 year Master Plan for Kamloops to provide a framework for decisions related to parkland, park development, outdoor recreation, and park management.

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SOCIAL PLAN

Social Plan

Priorities and Actions

In 2006 the City retained SPARC BC to undertake the development of a Social Plan. The goal of this plan is to enhance the well-being of Kamloops residents.

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SUSTAINABILITY PLAN

Sustainability

Kamloops

The Sustainable Kamloops Plan is a fundamental step to build a feasible environmental, social and economical sustainable community.

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TRANSPORTATION PLANS

Transportation Plans

Getting Around

Various master transportation plans including Bicycle, Intersection, Pedestrian, Transit and TravelSmart to guide the city's preferred growth management strategy.

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TRANQUILLE ON THE LAKE

Tranquille on the Lake

Final Draft

The Tranquille on the Lake property is a 190 hectare site located on the north shore of Kamloops Lake at the western edge of the City of Kamloops.

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