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

The commission's planning functions includes development of rural plans, the administration and enforcement of the plans, issuing building permits, conducting building inspections and subdivision approval.

The Commission is also responsible for overseeing bylaw enforcement for the Village of McAdam.

Our office is located at 21 River Street, Suite A, in St., Stephen. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

New permit forms available

Effective Feb. 19, 2020, the areas served by the Service Commission (except St. Stephen) can use a new building permit form. (Link to the right.) The new form is easier to use, streamlined, and yet gathers more critical information required to process applications in a timely fashion. If you have old application forms that you have yet to submit, we'll accept those, but we'd prefer the new ones.

SNBSC to start serving St. Stephen for development

Effective Feb. 1, 2020, Southwest New Brunswick Service Commission will provide development services to the Municipality of St. Stephen. This means applications for subdivisions, rezoning, or buildings will be fielded by the SNBSC planning office. The municipality will continue to provide its own building plan approval and inspection service.