Applications are one of the important tools that the Regional District uses to evaluate proposed projects and make land use decisions.

This page includes a number of applications and guidelines to help you begin the process.  

* New Application Fees in effect January 1, 2023 *

The Regional District of East Kootenay will be changing its fee schedule starting January 1st, 2023 that will affect most development application fees. In addition, some services that were previously offered at no charge will see new fees applied. 

All applications that are submitted by December 31st, 2022, will be charged the 2022 fee rate. 

Examples of applications that will be affected by the upcoming changes include, but are not limited to, Zoning Bylaw and Official Community Plan amendments, Temporary Use Permits, Development Permits, subdivision applications, and Development Variance Permits.

  • Click here to view the new fee schedule

Applications Made to the RDEK

Common Application Types:

Less Common Application Types:

Our Development Services staff are here to help.  If you have questions about an application process or any other planning related matter, contact our office at 250-489-2791 or toll free (in Alberta and BC only) 1-888-478-7335 and ask to speak with the Planning Department. You can also send an email to

Applications Made to Other Agencies:

To submit an ALR application: 

Last edited: Wed, June 21, 2023 - 11:05:49