Book a plumbing inspection by 3:00 pm for inspections the following business day.

Surrey's plumbing inspection staff do inspections and plan reviews to make sure all plumbing and site services are installed under permit and substantially comply with the BC Building Code and City of Surrey Bylaws.

Backflow Preventers: Effective October 4, 2021, a backflow preventer test report must be submitted and approved prior to scheduling a site review or inspection for a backflow preventer. Where a report has not been accepted, no backflow inspection can be scheduled. Email reports to

Scheduling an Inspection

Call 604-591-4245 to request a plumbing inspection. Inspections must be booked by the Plumbing Permit holder only. Call before 3:00 pm to request a next day inspection.

To cancel an inspection, email before 9:30 am on the day of your inspection. Work that isn't ready for a scheduled inspection may be subject to a re-inspection fee.

Inspections are automatically scheduled for the following business day if booked before 3:00 pm. Due to high call volume, any inspections not completed on the scheduled day will be scheduled for the following business day.

Daily Inspection Schedule

The daily plumbing inspection schedule is available online, updated daily after 9:40 am on each work day. Refer to the Inspection Area Map to locate the appropriate area list.

If your inspection request address is not on the schedule, your call may have been deferred to the next business day. 

After Your Inspection

Following your inspection, if you have questions or would like to discuss with the inspector responsible for you inspection, please send us an email. The inspector’s email address is available on the inspection slip provided at the end of the inspection.