October 21 2021 PRAC Meeting
The Southwest New Brunswick Service Commission (SNBSC) will be hosting a Planning Review and Adjustment Committee (PRAC) meeting on Thursday October 21st 2021 at 6:30 pm. If you would like to attend this public meeting, you must first register by clicking this link: LINK A. Files for this meeting are available to be viewed by clicking this link: LINK B. After registration, an email will be sent to your inbox with information on how to join. 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 Thursday October 21st at 12:00 pm.
Notice on Construction Plan Submissions:
Effective immediately, our office will be strictly enforcing the requirement for scaled drawings for any additions and new builds. The drawings do not have to be professionally done, but must indicate with reasonable accuracy such things as joist spans, door widths, window openings, and the like. (Please note this is a requirement laid down by the Province in new regulations in any regard.)
Further, for any construction that is greater than 1,200 square feet in size, our office may require submission of truss plans, plans for engineered joists, as well as window quotes to verify compliance with the National Building Code.
Plans for any non-residential construction must be submitted in digital format as a .pdf file.
Searchable Zoning Maps
SNBSC is pleased to introduce interactive zoning maps for our region. Click here to be taken to the regional map. From there, you can enter your address to find out if you are in an area with a Land Use Plan, and if you are, what zone of that plan your property is in. There are also links to specific areas on the Zoning By-laws or Regulations page.
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.