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Electrical Department Updates

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Learn about updates on forms, schedules, maps or procedures in the Surrey electrical department.

February 2019

February 08, 2019 - Certificate of Inspection slips now being emailed to contractors

As of February 2019 contractors who are registered with the City of Surrey's online system will have their certificate of inspection slips emailed to their registered email address. Slips will be emailed once the site review has been completed. This notification will include all results: Pass, Fail, Deferred, and Cancelled site reviews. Deferred and Cancelled notices will automatically send email notifications without a review slip in real time. We are making these changes to serve you better.

December 2018

December 20, 2018 - The following forms are in effect as of January 1, 2019:

June 2018

June 4, 2018 - Electrical Contractor Authorization and Declaration Of Compliance - Electrical Inspection Request Forms (CAF's) are in effect. Older CAF's will no longer be accepted after July 1, 2018. Contractors are encouraged to download the most up to date CAF on the City of Surrey's Electrical Section Bulletins & Forms page.

March 2018

March 8, 2018 - Electrical Incident Reporting Form is available for those who require to report electrical associated hazards or incidents which occur within the City of Surrey. This form is in respect to section 36 and 37 of the Safety Standards Act and section 34 of the Safety Standards General Regulation and clarified in Technical Safety British Columbia Bulletin IB-EL 2017-03

December 2017

December 22, 2017 - The 2018 Electrical Survey Permit and Inspection Request Application is now in effect as of January 1, 2018:

September 2017

September 1, 2017 - New Area Maps

The city area map is now divided into three sections, North, Central & South View the above document to familiarize yourself with the designated Electrical Safety Officers.

August 2017

August 21, 2017 - Revised 2017 Surrey Demand Load Calculation

The Surrey Demand Load Calculation for has been revised for simplicity. Older forms will no longer be accepted and will be rejected as of September 1, 2017.

August 8, 2017 - Revised Guidelines for Customer Owned High Voltage Installations

The "Customer-Owned Indoor High Voltage Installation Guidelines" and the "Customer-Owned Outdoor High Voltage Installation Guidelines"  have been condensed into one form. Older forms will no longer be accepted as of September 1, 2017.

August 8, 2017 - Revised Service Connection Checklist (Under 750 Volts, 300 Amps And Greater)

The Commercial Service Checklist - EG-003 has been revised as the "Service Connection Checklist (Under 750 Volts, 300 Amps And Greater)". Older forms will no longer be accepted as of September 1, 2017.

June 2017

June 20, 2017 - Updated Electrical Contractor Permit Application Forms

Effective July 1, 2017 the above forms will take effect for electrical contractors wanting to apply for permits.

June 20, 2017 - Updated Permit Fee Schedules are in effect as of July 1, 2017.

The above schedule reflects changes made to electrical permits.

June 20, 2017 - Electrical Permit Amendment Request Forms are now in effect.

It is now mandatory to submit the above form whenever an amendment to the permit is required. Amendments made to the permit may have additional fee's charged towards the permit.