If you are starting a new business or making changes to an existing one, there are some essential rules and regulations that you will need to consider in order to operate your business in Devon. Being completely informed of the required permits will assist in a smooth process to get your business operational.
Development permits will be required if you are starting a new business, with a few exceptions (contact us for details) of if you are making changes to your existing infrastructure.
If you are starting a new business in a commercial, industrial or residential area where building alterations, additions or renovations are involved, you will also require a building permit.
You are required to apply for a Development Permit before you commence any development in Devon, except for those listed under General Regulations, Section 1.5.2 of the Land Use Bylaw.
Depending on the nature of your business, some applicants may be required to obtain a valid provincial or federal license. Application forms for a development permit and/or a building permit are available for the Town Office or in the list below.
Please fill out this form and return to the Town Office.