Vancouver, British Columbia



Secondary Suites Program

City of Vancouver
Vancouver, BC


On 03-23-2004, City Council formally approved changes to the Zoning and Development By-law which make it possible to have a secondary suite in every detached single family home in the City of Vancouver. One-Family Dwelling with Secondary Suite" to be permitted in all residential RS, RM, and RT zones;If you are an owner who wishes to either put in a new secondary suite, or keep an existing suite that has no prior permits or approval, please refer to the process” for permits, inspections and approval.