Secondary Suites

Important Information Regarding Secondary Suites

Starting in 2016, the eligibility to sign a secondary suite statutory declaration has changed. View the changes here

Delta's Secondary Suite Program

Legalizing a Secondary Suite

As of June 30, 2016, Secondary Suites built prior to July 2010 will no longer be eligible for an application under the existing Secondary Suite Program. All applications to install or legalize an existing Secondary Suite after June 30, 2016 will require a building permit issued through the Community Planning & Development Department. The Community Planning & Development Department can be reached at 604-946-3380 or

The requirements to legalize a secondary suite through the Community Planning & Development Department can be found here.

Applicants who have submitted the Existing Secondary Suite Registration Plan & Floor Plan prior to June 30, 2016 can call the Secondary Suite Hotline at 604-952-3159 (or email  to schedule inspections through Property Use & Compliance.

Decommissioning an Existing Secondary Suite

To decommission a secondary suite that the Corporation of Delta has permitted, please fill out the Secondary Suite Decommissioning and Removal Form.

Secondary Suite Hotline

If you have a question or concern regarding a secondary suite, please call the Secondary Suite Hotline: 604-952-3159.

Secondary Suite Permit Search

Use the tool below to search for Delta properties with a valid Secondary Suite Occupancy Permit.

DISCLAIMER: The information provided by this inquiry is for general information and convenience purposes only. While we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, the Corporation of Delta makes no representations or warranties about the completeness, accuracy, reliability or suitability of the information for your purposes.

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