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The City of Campbell River is providing rebates and permit fee refunds of up to 100% for new energy efficient residential buildings that are constructed to meet the BC Energy Step Code.

 Available Rebates

  • For new homes with permits dated after and including March 29, 2018:
Level of Step Code Achieved Rebate


Step 2 $500 for all building types April 2018 to June 2019
Step 3 $750 for single family homes April 2018 to December 31, 2019
$1250 all other building types
Additional $2000 for constructing electrically heated homes
Step 4 Up to 50% of the building permit fee for all construction types Ongoing
Step 5 Up to 100% of the building permit fee for all construction types Ongoing

Eligibility Requirements

  • You must achieve a Step Code level of 2 or higher.

How to Apply

  1. Applications for the rebate can be completed with the project’s Building Permit Application.


  • The rebates for Step Code Levels 2-3 are available until December 31, 2019 or while funds last.


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