You will need a fire sprinkler permit to:
- Install a new fire sprinkler system
- Make changes to an existing fire sprinkler system
Not sure if you need a permit?
Please contact the Development and Building Services Centre.
New electronic applications
Our new electronic applications allows you to submit permit applications electronically and perform other functions digitally. Currently, some permits can be submitted online and may include the payment of fees. We’re working on adding more permits online over time. Please refer to your specific permit's steps for more information.
Steps to getting a fire sprinkler permit
You must be a licensed fire sprinkler contractor with a valid City of Vancouver or inter-municipal business licence to apply for a fire sprinkler permit. Get a business licence
Note Access to the Services Centre is by appointment only. Walk-in service and drop-in appointments are not available.
Location and mailing address
Development and Building Services Centre
515 West 10th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Z 4A8
- Broadway-City Hall SkyTrain Station
- 99 B-line, #15, and #9 buses
Resources and quick links
Online permit and licences portal
Register for an account, submit applications, view the status of applications, and book an inspection
Steps to getting an inspection
Review the steps required to getting a fire sprinkler inspection.
Bulletins and advisories
Read our bulletins and advisories that interpret building and electrical bylaws and explain building technical and administrative regulations and processes.
Have you submitted an application online?
We want to hear from you.