Design registration for fuelling stations


Fuelling station system designs, where a standard does not exist, is registered in accordance with the following codes.

Applicable codes

Refer to Canadian gas standards adopted as BC Natural Gas and Propane Code for latest information.

    To register a design: 

    1. Submit a completed Gas Design Registration Form 1523.
    2. For fuelling station system, submit this fuelling station sub-form.
    3. Provide documentation to verify that the design conforms to the applicable code/requirement. Refer checklist here. Note: Designs have to be made by a certified individual.
    4. For more than one design, please complete a separate application and collate documents by design.
    5. Submit a digital copy of the application by: 

      1. email to:; or
      2. mail or in person to our Vancouver office
        Note: designs are to be provided on USB disk, data CD or data DVD. Documents should be in word or pdf format and scans must be legible.
        Mark the envelope: Attn: Gas design registration

    To ensure that your design registration will move forward, ensure that all requested information as listed on the application form has been provided. Incomplete application packages will not be processed.

    Next steps

    Step 1: Obtain an installation permit

    Licensed contractors working with natural and manufactured gas, liquefied petroleum gas, hydrogen, digester gas, landfill gas, or a mixture or dilution of gasses, need to apply for a permit before they install regulated gas equipment, or gas systems.A permit is required to install and operate a boiler.

    Refer to obtaining a gas installation permit for more information.

    Step 2: Request an inspection​

    To request a commissioning inspection request, refer to gas inspections.

    Step 3: Operating permit

    An operating permit is required to maintain and operate regulated equipment. Refer to gas operating permits for further information


      Forms and fees


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