Electrical Entertainment Operating Permits
Entertainment Electrical Operating Permit Requirements
If you're planning an upcoming event/production in the City of Surrey, you may require an Entertainment Electrical Operating Permit.
Electrical equipment associated with temporary entertainment productions is subject to a great deal of "wear and tear" due to the nature of installation. If not properly maintained and or installed, this equipment is subject to failure, which may pose a risk to persons and property.
An Entertainment Electrical Operating Permit makes sure your electrical installation is monitored by a qualified person who is responsible to confirm compliance with applicable codes and standards.
Events and productions that may require a permit
Examples of temporary events/productions which may require an Entertainment Electrical Operating Permit:
- Film/Television Productions
- Mobile Concession Stands
- Temporary Amusement setups
Review Surrey's Temporary Entertainment Electrical Installation Permits - Guideline to determine if your event requires an electrical permit. For additional information, contact the Electrical Section directly at 604-591-4240.
Submitting your Entertainment Electrical Operating Permit Application Form
As the event organizer, you are responsible for submitting your Entertainment Electrical Operating Permit Application Form 2 weeks prior to the date of your event. Get the permit application form to download and print on the Electrical Section Bulletins & Forms page.
The Field Safety Representative (FSR) or Licensed Electrical Contractor named on the permit is responsible to ensure the installation is compliant and inspections have been requested.