Heat pumps

As of July 1, 2022, you will need a mechanical permit to install heat pumps and all other heating systems.

For more information and requirements: Review mechanical permits

What you need to know

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We’re streamlining the permit process so you can get your heat pump installed faster and through a simpler process. As of July 1, your heat pump installation can be accomplished through a mechanical permit for most installations – avoiding having to get a development and building permit.

 We do not administer heat pump rebate applications. For questions about heat pump rebate, contact a Clean BC Better Homes Energy Coach through their online form or by phone 1-844-881-9790.

Find out which permits are required to install an electric heat pump to heat and cool your home or hot water.

Heat pumps and permits

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About heat pumps

General permit enquiries

Contact the Development and Building Services Centre online