Skilled trades updates

A new skilled trades certification has been announced by the Province. Learn more about how it affects our gas and electrical clients.  

Skilled trades updates

A new skilled trades certification has been announced by the Province. Learn more about how it affects our gas and electrical clients.  

Homeowner Gas Permits

A homeowner permit is often required for gas installations or alterations.

Overview

A gas homeowner permit is required for many kinds of home alterations. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • installing or replacing all gas appliances such as a furnace, water heater, fireplace, boiler, range or cooktop;
  • installing or replacing gas piping or vent systems; and
  • installing built-in gas barbecues.

Replacing an existing plug-in style gas barbecue does not require a permit.

Homeowners can apply for a permit, however, if you are hiring a licensed contractor, your contractor will apply on your behalf. Check to ensure there is one in place before work begins.

Owners of a strata, non-strata duplex, and those operating a business from their home cannot obtain homeowner permits and must hire a licensed contractor.

At each stage of construction, and after the work is completed, submit the Gas Homeowner Inspection Request form, You must request at least one inspection within 180 days of the date the permit was issued.

Apply online or download and print the Gas Homeowner Permit Form.

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Find a licensed contractor

Find a licensed contractor to complete your renovations.

Homeowner electrical permits

Find out what kind of work does and does not require a electrical homeowner permit.

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Jurisdiction

Depending on where your property is located, either we or your municipality will issue the permit. Check your jurisdiction.

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