Blasting Permits

  • Blasting in Saanich requires that you get a blasting permit.
  • The links below are designed to assist you with your permit application.
    • Blasting is a heavily regulated industry governed by WorkSafeBC
    • Only a certified blaster may apply for a blasting permit.

Application: Blasting Permit Application [PDF - 134 KB]

A complete application includes:

  1. Complete application form.
  2. An approved Building Permit or an approved Engineering Servicing Drawing, must be in place prior to applying for a Blasting Permit.
  3. Proof of Insurance by your Insurance Agent is required, indicating $2,000,000 liability.
  4. A valid Saanich Business Licence.

Blasting Bylaw [PDF - 17 KB]

Fee: $30.00 (subject to change without notice)