Design registration for movie and stage effects gas system

Movie and stage effects gas system, 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 movie and stage effects, submit this additional sub-form.
  3. Provide documentation to verify that the design conforms to the applicable code/requirement. Refer to the 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 checklist and application form have been provided. Incomplete application packages will not be processed.

Next steps

Step 1: Product approval permit

Apply by submitting product approval permit form. This product approval is required before regulated work can begin and a safety officer can perform required field assessment and approval of the equipment.

Step 2: 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 an installation permit before installing regulated gas equipment, or gas systems. Refer here for information on obtaining a gas installation permit


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