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Notices

Upcoming PRAC Meeting January 20 2022

The Planning Review & Adjustment Committee (PRAC) meeting for the Southwest New Brunswick Service Commission (SNBSC) will be held online using Zoom Webinar at January 20th, 2022 at 6:30 pm.

If you would like to attend this public meeting, you must first register by clicking this link: LINK A. The applications being considered by PRAC can be found here: LINK B.

After registration, an email will be sent to your inbox with information on how to join. Please note: You will require either a computer, or an Internet-connected cell phone with the Zoom Cloud Meetings application, and a working microphone to speak during this meeting. It is strongly advisable to test your Internet connection and microphone prior to the meeting. During the meeting you will be initially unseen/unheard but you may make comments or request to speak by typing into the Zoom chat textbox.

If you have technological access issues that would prevent you from attending this meeting, please contact SNBSC staff at (506) 466-3141 for alternative arrangements no later than January 20th at 12:00 pm.

Office Closed to In-Person (Appointment Only)

Effective Monday, January 10 and until further notice, our Planning and Development office at 33 Wall Street will only accept visits by scheduled appointment. To make an appointment, call 466-7369.

Also, effective Jan. 14, and until the end of the current Phase 3 Covid protocols, our inspectors will not conduct final inspections of occupied single-family houses.

National Building Code 2015

Effective Jan. 1, the province now requires all construction to conform to the 2015 edition of the national building code.  In our region, plans for construction in the St. Stephen/Saint Andrews area (more here) must show location of required earthquake bands. Please ensure plans show this required detail to avoid delays.

About Us

The Commission provides community 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 services may include the development of municipal plans and related by-laws, development of rural plan regulations, administration and enforcement of the by-laws/regulations, issuing building permits, conducting building inspections, and subdivision approvals.

The Commission is also responsible for overseeing Dangerous & Unsightly Premises 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.