City Hall will be closed from December 24, 2016 to January 2, 2017.There will be a change to Building Division services during this time.
Electrical Inspection Areas
Surrey is divided into 7 inspection areas, each with a designated Electrical Safety Officer. The Building Inspection Area Map outlines who to contact in each area.
Surrey's Safety Officers are available for consultation at City Hall weekdays mornings 8:30am to 9:15am. Due to the high volume of inspections, the Elecrical Safety Officers will no longer be returning to the office at the end of each work day.
- Effective September 8, 2015, the City's Electrical Section will only accept current editions of the Electrical Contractor Authorization and Declaration Of Compliance-Electrical Inspection Request form. This change is to facilitate the new Inspection Procedures for Single Family Dwelling Permits implemented by the Building Division.
- All new electical permits issued after February 29, 2016 will be to the 2015 BC Electrical Code (no exceptions).
- Requests for copies of electrical permits or for the results of an electrical inspection older than two months will be subject to a reasearch fee. See the for more details.
Apply for your electrical permit online, and find out the requirements for getting electrical permits in Surrey.
Request an electrical inspection in Surrey online, and learn the inspection requirements and causes of possible delays.
Review the electrical installation requirements in Surrey, and see what you need to have and do to keep with the permit guidelines.
View and download electrical bulletins and forms.