Fire sprinkler on ceiling

Get a fire sprinkler permit

Permit processing time

All trades permit applications are processed in the order they are received.

We aim to process simple applications (that do not require a detailed review of plans) within five business days.  

Whether you're building new construction or updating an existing space, a sprinkler permit is required before any sprinkler equipment is:

  • Installed
  • Replaced
  • Modified

What you need to know before you apply

Steps to getting a fire sprinkler permit

Avoid a delay in getting your permit

Change or withdraw your permit

Contact the Development and Building Services Centre

Contact us online

Access to the Services Centre is for those with scheduled appointments or looking to provide payment. Requests for appointments can be made online.

Location and mailing address
Development and Building Services Centre
515 West 10th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Z 4A8

Transit nearby

  • Broadway-City Hall SkyTrain Station
  • 99 B-line, #15, and #9 buses

Have you submitted an application online?

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