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Information in regards to what you can build, permitted uses, required setbacks and building heights on your lot is specified in our Zoning Bylaw. We encourage you to contact the Planning Department at 604-467-7341 or check out the City's
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The Permits section is here to ensure all construction that occurs within the City meets the minimum standards for life and health safety as prescribed in the BC Building Code, the Safety Standards Act, the BC Electrical Code and the Gas Code.
The information on the approximate size of the lot is available online at https://gis.mapleridge.ca/ridgeview/
You can obtain a copy of your legal plan showing the lot dimensions from the LTSA Land Title Office. To locate your property line pegs, look on your legal plans. If you are unable to locate the pegs using this information, you will have to hire a private land surveyor to resurvey the property and place new pegs. Local land survey offices are listed in the yellow pages.
A copy of your legal plan can be obtained directly from the LTSA Land Title Office:by using one of their Online Service Toolsby Emailby mail/visit the office: Suite 500 - 11 Eighth Street, New Westminster, BC, V3M 3N7
If our records contain a set of the house plans, occupancy permit or survey, homeowners may obtain a copy by sending a request to firstname.lastname@example.org (you must provide proof of ownership with the email or copy of the listing agreement if you are a realtor. The agreement must clearly permit access to city records). Costs depends on the number of pages copied. Staff will let you know - when reviewing your request – what the applicable fees will be. Processing of these requests could take up to 7 business days to complete depending on volume of requests.
Property encumbrances such as right of ways and easements may be viewed at our Engineering Department counter as they have copies of most right of ways and can tell you what they are for. Copying is not permitted. If you require a copy of any of these plans, they must be obtained directly from the LTSA Land Title Office:by using one of their Online Service Toolsby Emailby mail/visit the office: Suite 500 - 11 Eighth Street, New Westminster, BC, V3M 3N7by phone at 604-630-9630
If you need to locate your service connection - water, sanitary or storm you can visit the Engineering counter at City Hall or phone 604-467-7339. If you are unable to locate the connection, you may call our Operations Centre at 604-463-9581 for assistance.
If you need to turn your water off, you will find that most homes have a main water shut off which is located where the water connection enters the house, usually in the basement or crawlspace. You can shut off the water supply to the house by closing this faucet handle. If there is a leak or break which requires the water to be shut off at the property line, please call the Operations Centre 24/7 at 604-463-9581.
If you need to report an after hours public works emergency, please call the Operations Centre emergency line at 604-463-9581.
For title searches and legal document information, please contact the Land Title Office at the following location:by using one of their Online Service Toolsby Emailby mail/visit the office: Suite 500 - 11 Eighth Street, New Westminster, BC, V3M 3N7by phone at 604-630-9630