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See below for important Plumbing service changes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 and Plumbing Service Changes

Plumbing Registered User Online Registrations: Online registrations are currenlty being accepted by email. Emailed registration requests will not require Photo ID verification. Please email all necessary information and attachments to For more information, visit the Online Plumbing Permit Applications page. 

Inspections: Plumbing inspections are still being scheduled; Until further notice, Plumbing inspections of occupied homes, properties and spaces will in some cases be carried out with alternative review methods that do not require on-site attendance.

In-person Site Reviews of occupied homes may be required and will involve additional safety measures and increased levels of service and effort, such as the Site Reviews for Final Permit Acceptance and Occupied Spaces Checklist. Final Building Site Reviews will continue to require in-person attendance from Building Officials. For more information, please refer to the Site Reviews for Final Permit Acceptance and Occupied Spaces Bulletin.

Pick ups and Drop offs: Note that Surrey City Hall has switched to appointment-only. Hard copies of plans, applications and other documents normally accepted at 2W, 3W and 4W counters are to be left in the drop box near the public entrance at Parking Level P1. Pick up of issued permits, plans and other documents normally from 2W, 3W and 4W is now at the Reception Desk at 1W.

As the COVID-19 situation evolves, we will continue to keep you informed of any other temporary service implementations and changes. We appreciate your patience and flexibility at this time. Please visit this site regularly to get the latest information.

All plumbing projects within our city must follow the rules and regulations in the Surrey Plumbing Bylaw. Please note: As of January 2020, a $35 administration fee will be applied to all Plumbing amendments, additions and renovations.

Contractors can apply for plumbing permits online using the plumbing permit application system. Before using the system, you must register in person at City Hall with documentation of your Trades Qualification card if applicable, a business licence, a photo ID, and a valid email address.

Business Licensing Plumbing Inspections

Building, Electrical and Plumbing inspections are required for business license applications. Get more information about the business licensing inspection process.

For more information, call 604-591-4245 or email

Plumbing Permits

Access applications, forms and fees from the City of Surrey Plumbing Division.

Online Plumbing Permit Applications

Apply and pay for select plumbing permits online.

Plumbing Inspections

Book a plumbing inspection by 3pm for inspections the following business day.