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A Plumbing Permit is required to perform all plumbing work in your home, on your farm or in your place of business. This includes new plumbing installations, alterations to an existing plumbing system or the addition of fixtures.

A Plumbing Permit ensures that you are hiring someone who is trained to do the work.

Permit Holder’s Responsibilities:

  1. All work must conform to the current National Plumbing Code and the Saskatchewan Amendments.
  2. All work to be left uncovered until inspected.
  3. Request for inspection must be made at least 2 business days in advance.
  4. The owner or owner’s representative shall be on site for the inspection.

A permit is no longer valid if the work for which the permit is issued has not started within 180 days or is not completed 2 years after the date of issue.

How to Apply for a Permit

Contractor or Journeyperson

Contractors and Journeypersons can register to apply for permits online through GEIS our online permitting system or print and mail the application. 


Homeowners can apply for a plumbing permit subject to the following restrictions:

  • The plumbing system is not to be connected to a communal waterworks or communal sewage works; and
  • The dwelling is intended to be used exclusively for living quarters and will be occupied by the owner.

Complete the Home Owner Plumbing Permit application online or print and mail. 

If you print and mail your application be sure your payment is included. 

Mail to our Regina Inspections office:

Technical Safety Authority of Saskatchewan
2202 2nd Avenue
Regina, SK S4R 1K3

Once we receive your completed application and fee, your permit is issued and valid for two years.

If you have any questions about the permit application process, please call our office before applying at 1-866-530-8599 or email

For more detailed information see Frequently Asked Questions.   

What to Expect from a Plumbing Contractor

The Plumbing Contractor or Journeyperson should provide a copy of the Plumbing Permit before work begins. This ensures tthey are:

  • A licensed Journeyperson in the plumbing trade
  • Following the law
  • Approved to do the work

Plumbing Inspections

A Plumbing Permit and Inspection system establishes the safe installation of a plumbing system. A Plumbing Inspector reviews installation as detailed on the Permit and decides what type of inspection will be performed.

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