BC Safety Authority

Before hiring a contractor make sure they:

  • Hold a valid BC Safety Authority Licence
  • Provide references
  • Have liability insurance
  • Are covered through WorkSafeBC
  • Provide warranties on all work and materials
  • Submit the written quote with:
    • Total cost of work
    • Timeline: start and end date of work
    • List of permits and the costs (i.e. electrical, gas, building)


After hiring a contractor they must provide a:

  • Copy of each permit before beginning work
  • Copy of the final declaration