Pre-Approved Secondary Dwelling Building Plans For Sale

Purchase of RDNO Pre-Approved Building Plans from Secondary Dwelling Design Competition

The Regional District of North Okanagan, in collaboration with the City of Armstrong, City of Enderby, Village of Lumby, Township of Spallumcheen and City of Vernon, hosted a Secondary Dwelling Design Competition. There were a total of 69 unique submissions for the One and Two Storey categories. The design review panel chose 4 One Storey and 4 Two Story designs to win cash prizes and 7 additional designs to be available for purchase.


The 15 unique designs offered have been reviewed for BC Building Code compliance and preliminary zoning compliance with all participating electoral areas and municipalities. Please check with your municipality for specifics relating to the zoning of your property.


The pre-approved plans are available for sale from the Regional District for a cost of $1,000 (plus GST) for one printed set and one PDF. Additional printed copies are available at a cost of $10 per page. When purchasing these plans, you will benefit from an expedited application review process and quick and easy access to award winning designs at a lower cost than traditional building plans. The design brief, renderings and floor plan for each design can be viewed online at rdno.ca/purchase plans or in person at the Regional District or participating municipality’s office. The full building plans can only be viewed in person at the Regional District office.


Note that the plans are sold as is: you will be responsible for any changes or additions that you would like to add or modifications your site requires beyond what the plans’ built in adaptability can accommodate. Contact information for each design team is provided with each design if you would like to discuss any custom modifications with them directly.

Stage 2 Water Conservation Restrictions Activated: Residents are encouraged to limit watering and to follow the restriction guidelines. For more information, please consider reading the City of Armstrong Water Use and Conservation Bylaw.