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PRAC Meeting

The Southwest New Brunswick Service Commission (SNBSC) will be hosting a Planning Review and Adjustment Committee (PRAC) meeting on April 15 at 6:30 pm over Zoom. Register here: LINK A. Files for the meeting: LINK B.

Note: if you have difficulty using Zoom and would like a phone number to dial-into the Zoom meeting, please call (506) 466-3141 before 12:00 pm on April 15th.

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.


We are still open at our office, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with social distancing measures in effect. Please note that per provincial decree, masks are currently required for all visitors to our office.

We will continue to conduct mandatory inspections, as required: see more on our Covid-19 processes here.

Public Notice - Building Code Administration Act

The National Building Code of Canada 2015 is now adopted throughout New Brunswick as of February 1st 2021. Several wide-ranging other changes have been made to building regulations and legislation in the Province.
See notice: Public Notice Feb. 8 2021 (NBC 2015)