Energy Permit

An Energy Permit is required for the installation of a hydronic heating system. An Energy Permit is not required for the repair of minor leaks in heating pipes and the replacement of pumps, zone valves, or other components of the heating systems.

Get Started: Pre-application

If a Building Permit is required for your project, if must be issued before your Plumbing Permit will be approved (you may apply for the two permits concurrently).

Other permits that may relate to your building include:

Application Process

The completed Energy Permit application must be accompanied by the appropriate attachments. Please see the application form for a list of application requirements.


Please contact the Building Division for application processing time estimates..

Fees, Charges, and Security/Deposit

All application fees are outlined in Schedule D of the Fees and Charges Bylaw.

Approval Process

Staff Review

A File Manager will be assigned to manage your application. Staff will review your application and inform you if any necessary requirements are not met.

Permit Issuance

Once all application requirements have been met, you will be notified that your permit has been issued and is ready for pickup (see office hours below).


Building Division
Tel 604.927.5444
24-hour Inspection Request 604.927.5445

Location and Mailing Address

City Hall Annex (Above the Bank of Montreal)
200-2564 Shaughnessy St
Port Coquitlam BC V3C 3G4

Business Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday (excluding statutory holidays)

Please arrive before 4 pm to allow time for application and permit processing.