Water exemption permits

Water exemption permit applications are closed. Restrictions are in effect May 1 to October 15.

Applications will reopen in April.

When you can apply for an exemption

You can apply for a water exemption permit if you are:

 Unsure about watering regulations and permits? Email Water Conservation at water@vancouver.ca

When exemptions will not be issued

Water exemption permits will not be issued in Stage 3 or Stage 4 of the Drinking Water Conservation By-law 12086. Existing permits issued in Stage 1 or 2 can continue to be used in Stage 3 or 4.

Contact Engineering Client Services

5th floor, Crossroads
507 West Broadway (at Cambie St)
Vancouver, BC
V5Z 0B4

Monday to Friday (except holidays)
8:30am to 5pm, by appointment only

Phone: 604-871-6730