Community Development

The Planning Section of the Community Development Department is responsible for land use planning and review and approval of applications, and environmental initiatives.

The Department handles re-zonings, Development Permits, Development Variance Permits, Official Community Plan amendments, Subdivisions, Agricultural Land Reserve applications, and liquor license administration. Its mandate is to provide quality "one-stop" service to customers and to work actively with customers to find solutions and solve problems.  This Department tackles emerging planning issues, identifying and exploring trends and issues, developing forecasts, and proposing and assessing policy responses. It is also responsible for the Official Community Plan which is the blueprint for land development for the future.



Director of Community Development   Jas Gill
Building Inspector   Don Lepitre
Planner II   Cindy Skoro
Planner I   Brittany Ekelund 


I Want To...

Annual Water Restrictions

All water customers of the District of Hope are...

Message from Mayor Peter Robb

Happy Canada Day! This time last year as we...

Fraser River

Residents are reminded that while we experience...