Operating Permits

29 February 2016

Reference #:  IB-EL 2015-03 Revision 1

This guide supplements Directive NO: D-E3 070801 7 revised on May 4, 2015.

This information bulletin explains requirements and obligations related to electrical operating permits issued by BC Safety Authority (BCSA). These explanations refer generally to operation and maintenance of electrical equipment, and specifically to equipment described in Directive No. D-E3 070801 7, Electrical Operating Permit Requirements. For the purposes of this guide, unless otherwise stated, the terms “regulated equipment”, “regulated product”, and “regulated work” refer specifically to electrical equipment, products, or work respectively. Owners of equipment or facilities located within other jurisdictions should contact those authorities for their specific operating permit requirements.