tree protection requirements
Please Note: When excavating to install or repair underground services, Tree Protection Clearance may be required. For further information, please visit www.newwestcity.ca/trees
APPLYING FOR A PLUMBING PERMIT
TO APPLY ONLINE, PLEASE VISIT APP.ONCAMINO.COM/NEWWESTCITY/LOGIN
The City of New Westminster now provides a online permit and submission platform, providing CAMINO to you or your representative in a voluntary capacity. Please note that any personal information that is disclosed to CAMINO is stored on servers based in the United States of America, and such is subject to US law. Should you wish to apply or a permit using an alternative method, please refer to below.
TO APPLY VIA EMAIL, Complete the applicable application form provided below, and email it to
GUIDES and applications
- Plumbing Permits - Guide for Residential Construction
- Services Permits - Guide for Residential Construction
- Hydronic Heating - Guide for Residential Construction
Applications and Related Documents
- Plumbing Permit Application
- Services Permit Application
- Sprinkler Permit Application
- Hydronic Heating Permit Application
- Homeowner Statutory Declaration
- Letter of Authorization
To apply via email, please send all application documentation and drawings to
To apply via our online application portal, please visit app.oncamino.com/newwestcity/login
Backflow prevention assemblies have internal seals, springs and moving parts that can wear out. Backflow prevention assemblies must be tested after installation, and tested annually by a certified tester, in accordance with CSA B64.10
submission of backflow assembly test reports
Effective May 1, 2022: Backflow assembly test reports for existing or replacement backflow testing will be managed by Backflow Solutions, Inc. (BSI). A $25.00 fee will be required to file a City of New Westminster test report with BSI.
existing backflow assemblieS
For all existing backflow assemblies, an online test submission is mandatory.
Certified testers can register and submit test reports online through BSI Online
Follow the steps in the tester introduction brochure
new backfLOW assembly installations
For new backflow assemblies, a copy of the test report must be submitted to prior to scheduling a backflow device inspection.
Building and Plumbing Inspectors are available for phone calls from 8:30 am to 9:30 am Monday to Friday.
NOTE: City Hall is open to the general public, however, due to staff rotations and to ensure that there is a member of staff available to help you, we encourage you to schedule an appointment by submitting an APPOINTMENT REQUEST. All inquiries should be primarily by telephone or email.