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The regional offices close in the afternoon for training sessions, contractor education as well as application processing.
The New Westminster office is open until 4:30 pm. If you need to get a hold of us after that time, call the contact centre at 1 866 566 7233 from 7 am until 6 pm PST Monday to Friday.
Technical Safety BC has jurisdiction for permits and inspections in almost all BC municipalities, districts, and aboriginal lands for the following technologies: Electrical; Gas; Boilers, Pressure Vessels and Refrigeration; Elevating Devices, Amusement Devices; Passenger Ropeways; and Railways.
Some municipalities administer their own electrical and gas permits. Please see the Jurisdiction page for details.