Permits & Applications

For all existing industrial, commercial and multi-dwelling buildings.

To propose alternative solutions that will achieve the minimum level of performance required by the building code. 

For liquor licence approvals. 

For the construction of all structures including new buildings, additions, interior finishings and building demolitions.

For the removal of any type of building or structure. 

For special events such as concerts, amusement rides and film projects, including filming in a studio or on location.

Anyone who is interested in placing an indoor sign on a property. 

For all outdoor signs, please refer to the Sign Permit

Electrical permits for multi-family, commercial and industrial buildings. 

For electrical contractors holding a valid Burnaby business licence.

For sprinkler contractors installing sprinkler heads for fire protection.

For installation of forced air heating system.

For gas contractors looking to fit all gas installations. Permits for gas installation of over 409,000 BTU can be obtained from the Provincial Safety Authority.

For heating contractors installing hydronic heating systems in any self-contained residential unit.

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Building Permits
Engineering General Inquiries
Climate Action and Energy
Fire Administration Office
Planning General Inquiries

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