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Development Planning & Approvals

Development in Delta is guided by the City's bylaws and policies and subject to approval processes that may involve external agencies. Application processes are outlined in Delta's Development Application Procedures Bylaw and supplemented by provincial requirements in the Local Government Act as well as development approvals in other government jurisdictions.

Application Process Guides

Application process guides for established or common types of projects and proposals are provided below:

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Development Applications

A number of development applications may be required to allow your proposed development. While Delta can refer certain applications directly to external governments or agencies for comment or approval, others are required to be submitted by the property owner directly to that authority. See below for further information.