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Occupant Load Building Permit

Building Permit to Increase the Occupant Capacity within an Existing Assembly Occupancy

You need an Occupant Load Building Permit in Surrey to increase the occupant capacity within an existing assembly occupancy.

How to apply

Complete the Building Permit Application Form and submit the required documents, plans, and fees to the City of Surrey’s Building Division.

Professionals you may need

A Registered Professional (RP) is required to provide a Schedule B to accompany signed and sealed drawings.

Prerequisites

All existing work within the subject tenant space must have been constructed under a previously issued Building Permit.

Required documents

Include the following documents with your Occupant Load Building Permit application:

Required drawings

Include the following plans with your Occupant Load Building Permit application:

Refer to the bulletin Applying for a Building Permit to Increase the Occupant Capacity of an Existing Assembly Occupancy for specific drawing requirements.

Cost/fees

The Building Permit fee for your Occupant Load Building Permit will be based on the time the Plan Reviewer spends processing the application.

Other permit information

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    All work must comply with the British Columbia Building Code, the Zoning Bylaw and any other City Bylaw or regulation that may be applicable.