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— Apr 11, 2018
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It takes nearly two years, on average, to obtain building permits in Vancouver.

— Mar 7, 2018
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It takes 21 months (on average) for homebuilders to obtain building permits from Vancouver City Hall.

— Oct 6, 2017
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There's plenty of room to grow upwards by adding more homes within the city’s existing urban footprint.

— Jun 23, 2017
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Long and uncertain permit timelines can have led to fewer new housing units being built in Vancouver.

— May 2, 2017
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Sharing best practices is an easy first step towards a more housing-friendly and affordable Lower Mainland.
— Nov 28, 2016
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On average, it takes more than 15 months to get a permit to build a new housing unit in Vancouver.