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Fire Damage Repair Permit

Fire Damage Repair Building Permit

You need a Fire Damage Repair Building Permit in Surrey to repair damage to a building caused by fire.

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 any signed and sealed drawing. A Coordinating Registered Professional (CRP) is required to provide a Schedule A if there is more than one RP involved. The Building Inspector will determine if a RP's involvement is required.

Prerequisites

The scope of the fire damage repair building permit will be determined based on the results of the building, plumbing, and electrical insepctions. It is strongly recommended that the applicant contact Building Inspections (604‐591‐4231) to confirm the requirements for the building permit prior to making the application.

Required documents

Include the following documents with your Fire Damage Repair Building Permit application:

  • a Building Permit Application Form;
  • an Owner Authorization Form (if the Applicant is not the Owner);
  • a complete scope of work;
  • a Schedule A sealed and signed by the Coordinating Registered Professional (if more than one Registered Professional is involved); and
  • a Schedule B sealed and signed by each Registered Professional involved with the project.

Required drawings

Include the following plans with your Fire Damage Repair Building Permit application:

  • two (2) sets of plans:
    • site and/or key plan showing the location of the building on the property and/or where the work is proposed (if applicable); and
    • sealed and signed drawings from each Registered Professional.

Cost/fees

The Building Permit fee will be calculated based on the value of construction, and shall be paid at the time of building permit application.

After you apply

If any applicable inspections have not been conducted at the time of building permit application, the application will be placed on hold pending the results of the required inspections.