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Planning and Development


The Planning and Development Department has a broad range of policy, regulatory, and program responsibilities.  The Department administers the permitting process, as well as ensuring planned development meets the requirements of local regulations.  The Department consists of two Divisions:  Planning & Lands and Building Services.

The Planning & Lands Division coordinates and facilitates the planning, development, and disposition of lands within the City of Yellowknife.

The Building Services Division conducts inspections to maintain the safety and standards of all buildings within the City of Yellowknife.