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Owners of high voltage equipment, any system with a supply over 250 kVA or a building with this type of equipment or supply, often need an operating permit.
To apply for your permit
- Complete the Electrical Operating Permit Application Form 410,
- Name a Field Safety Representative (FSR) in your application. The FSR may be an employee of the equipment owner or an electrical contractor,
- Submit the form in person at your nearest BCSA office.
We will mail an invoice once the application has been processed. For information on these fees, please see the Electrical Fee Schedule.
If you have an operating permit, and your Field Safety Representative has changed, you must submit a Notice of FSR Change immediately.
Renewing your operating permit
Renew your existing operating permit by completing the Operating Permit Renewal and Declaration Form 1218. Submit in person at your nearest BCSA office.
Operating permits may take several weeks to issue from the date you submit an application.
Electrical Contractors Guide
For more information regarding becoming an electrical contractor in British Columbia, please refer to the Electrical Contractor's Guide.
For more information on how to obtain an operating permit or for any questions, please contact us at:
Toll free: 1-866-566-7233