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UPDATE: a signage variance application for 180 Water Street, Saint Andrews has been withdrawn. Please disregard the mailed Notice if you received one for this file.

The Planning Review & Adjustment Committee (PRAC) meeting for the Southwest New Brunswick Service Commission (SNBSC) will be held online using Zoom webinar at July 16th, 2020 at 6:30 pm.

If you would like to attend this public meeting, you must first register by clicking this link: LINK.

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 July 15th at 12:00 pm.

Building and development permits are still being issued during the Covid-19 pandemic. We have returned to fairly normal opening hours at our office (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.) with social distancing measures in effect. Some of our staff are working from home, however. For that reason, do allow more time to connect via phone, as some have forwarded office phones to personal cellphones. NOTE: Our Covid-19 processes here.

Note: due to a heavy volume of applications, our expected processing time for new permits is two weeks. 

About Us

The Southwest New Brunswick Regional Service 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 21 River Street, Suite A, in St., Stephen. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.