In accordance with the direction provided by Council, the Planning and Development Department is responsible for community planning, land use development and building construction. The department makes decisions on applications received related to moving of a structure, building demolition, signs, subdivision, and development of land in accordance with the Town of Inuvik Community Plan, Zoning By-law Plan and other master plans.
Other responsibilities include assisting in the preparation and realization of long range land use plans, design guidelines, recreational plans and the provision of information on land related subjects, government legislation and mapping.
The Town of Inuvik, after public consultation recently passed the Community Plan By-law #2582/P+D/15 and Zoning By-Law #2583/P+D/15. The new by-laws combine and replace the recently repealed Building By-law 1453/PS/96 and Zoning by-law 2225/P+D/04. The new By-law will provide the Development and Planning Department with a singular source of reference for building and development in the Town of Inuvik.
For more information, please contact the Development Officer.