WebPermits

About Coquitlam WebPermits

WebPermits is an inspection scheduling tool that will enable you to schedule your inspection(s) online using your computer or mobile phone. This system will let you schedule, cancel, and reschedule inspections,and it will also provide inspection results. You will need a Permit Number and the Permit must be issued to use the system.

Note: All inspections that relate to your particular Permit Number will be listed in sequence for scheduling inspections at each stage of construction. Only inspections related to that one Permit Number will be viewable. These inspections should be scheduled and completed in the order listed prior to proceeding to the next inspection. There may be additional or multiple permits related to the construction on your property. (e.g. Interior Plumbing Services, Exterior Plumbing Services, Plumbing Sprinklers other building permits.)

You will need to Log On and enter each Permit Number separately to schedule the inspection related to that Permit.

Please check the Frequently Asked Questions for more information and details.

How to use the WebPermits Tool

Enter your Permit Number. You will see the View Inspections Screen and a list of Inspections, Status, Date and Action column.

  • The Status column indicates whether the Permit file is Open, Closed or Scheduled.
  • The Scheduled Date indicates the date of the scheduled inspection.

Clicking on Details in the Action column will provide the following information about your Inspection and Inspection results:

  • Status: Indicates if the inspection is Open, Scheduled or Closed.
  • Scheduled Date: indicates the date of the scheduled inspection.
  • Latest Attempt: provides information related to the last inspection attempt or current inspection attempt if one is scheduled.
  • Inspector: The Inspector assigned by the system to the inspection (blank if no previous inspection).
  • Attempt Date: The last date an Inspection was attempted or Not Yet Completed if no previous inspection.
  • Attempt Result: The last Inspection attempt result i.e. Cancel, Postponed, Recall, Proceed, No Entry or Open if this is the first attempt for the inspection requested.
  • Attempt Comments/Notes: Inspectors may provide comments or notes regarding current Inspection or observations related to the Permit.

If an inspection is currently scheduled, the Action column in addition to the Details will also provide options to Cancel or Reschedule the Inspection.

Schedule an Inspection

  • Enter your Permit Number. You will see the View Inspections screen and a list of inspections related to that Permit Number.
  • Click on Schedule Inspection in the menu bar at the top.
  • In the Schedule Inspection screen select your Inspection Code.
  • Select the Desired Date of Inspection.
  • Enter a Contact Number (Phone Number).
  • Enter Special Instructions for the Inspection (optional).
  • Click on Schedule Inspection at the bottom.
  • Print or copy your Confirmation Number from the next screen.
  • Click on Schedule Another or Return to Inspections or Logout if you are finished with inspections for this permit number or want to Log On and enter a different permit number to schedule an inspection.

Cancel an Inspection

  • Enter your Permit Number. You will see the View Inspections screen and the Actions column.
  • Click on Cancel in the Actions column.
  • In the Cancel screen click on Confirm Cancellation.
  • Print or copy your Confirmation Number from the next screen.
  • Click on Return to Inspections to schedule an inspection or Logout if you are finished with inspections for this permit number or want to Log On enter a different permit number to schedule an inspection.

Please Note:  After cancelling an inspection, and before you log-out of the Web Permits Tool, please double-check the View Inspections page to review the inspection Status column to confirm if other separately scheduled inspections for your permit number that are booked for the same day must also be cancelled.

Reschedule an Inspection

  • Enter your Permit Number - you will see the Reschedule Inspection screen and the Actions column.
  • Click on Reschedule in the Actions column.
  • Select the new Desired Date of Inspection.
  • Enter a Contact Number (Phone Number).
  • Enter Special Instructions for the Inspector (optional).
  • Click on Reschedule Inspection at the bottom.
  • In the next screen click on Confirm Rescheduling to confirm the New Date.
  • Print or copy your Confirmation Number from the next screen.
  • Click on Return to Inspections or Logout if you are finished scheduling inspections for this permit number or want to Log On and enter a different permit number to schedule an inspection.

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Terms of Use

In using this service, WebPermits, you are deemed to have read and agreed to the following terms and conditions:

  • You are registering for this service voluntarily in accordance with Section 26(d) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act;
  • You are responsible for managing access to your own account;
  • The personal information contained within WebPermits account will be stored inside of Canada; however you acknowledge by registering for this service you may choose to access your own personal information outside of Canada, and
  • The City of Coquitlam reserves the right to reschedule or postpone your inspection to an alternate time and date, depending on inspector availability and workload. 

Privacy Disclaimer

Personal information provided through this service (WebPermits) is deemed to be provided voluntarily in accordance with Section 26(d) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The personal information provided will only be used by authorized City of Coquitlam staff for the purpose of operating the WebPermits program and will not be disclosed to any other third parties unless directed by you. If you have any questions about the collection, use or disclosure of your personal information, please contact the WebPermits Clerk, at: E: webpermits@coquitlam.ca P: 604-927-3980.

Good Neighbour Construction

Please keep all building materials, waste bins and equipment safely and neatly  stored on site and not on City streets, lanes, boulevards or neighbouring properties.

It is recommended that a strongly constructed fence, 1.8m high, be provided around the construction site.

Further information regarding “Good Neighbour” construction can be found at coquitlam.ca/goodneighbour.

Building Permits Division

Planning and Development Department

3000 Guildford Way
Coquitlam BC V3B 7N2
E: webpermits@coquitlam.ca
P: 604-927-3980