Electrical Permit

Important Updates

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have expanded our online services and modified some permitting and inspection procedures. 

Construction Permits Now Accepted Electronically

The City is now accepting all construction permit applications electronically, through buildingpermits@cnv.org. All permit application processes will remain the same other than receiving the physical document copies. >> Learn More

Modified Permitting & Inspection Procedures

As City Hall is temporarily closed to the public we have modified some of our procedures for permits and inspections. >> Learn More

New guidance to construction sites during COVID-19

BC Government Update, March 23, 2020 - All members in the construction industry must follow these requirements to ensure the utmost protection of our workers, their families and our communities. All employers and employees must read and abide by these rules because it is only through collective efforts that we can reduce the spread of COVID-19. Read more

For information about how the City is addressing the COVID-19 situation, visit www.cnv.org/COVID-19 .

The Safety Standards Act of B.C. and electrical bylaws for the City of North Vancouver mandate Electrical Permits whenever electrical work is performed. Examples include:

  • Installation of any new wiring or circuitry
  • Re-arrangement of wiring or circuitry
  • Installation or re-arranging of electrical equipment

Electrical Permits are also required for all energized signs, movie sets and outdoor live performances. To assist you, a list of information handouts and bylaws are available below.

Where To Send Your Forms
Questions? Call us at 604-982-WORK (9675) or email gateway@cnv.org.
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