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Please note location of our new location - 33 Wall Street, in St. Stephen.

Building and development permits are still being issued during the Covid-19 pandemic. We have returned to normal opening hours at our office (8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) with social distancing measures in effect.

NOTE: Our Covid-19 processes here.

Our expected processing time for new permits is approximately one week. To avoid delays, please ensure all required documents (full plans for a building permit application, property setback diagram, septic approval if required, wetlands approval if required, highway setback if required) are included with your application.

About Us

The Commission provides land planning services to all Local Service Districts in our region, along with the towns of St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, and St. George; and the villages of McAdam and Harvey.

The Commission's planning functions includes development of municipal and rural plans and related by-laws, the administration and enforcement of the by-laws, issuing building permits, conducting building inspections and subdivision approvals.

The Commission is also responsible for overseeing by-law enforcement for the Village of McAdam.

Our office is located at 33 Wall Street, in St., Stephen. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.