Fireplace, Chimney or Wood Burning Appliance Application

Wood stove photo

Submit an application to install or replace a fireplace or wood burning appliance.

A fireplace permit is required prior to the installation or alteration of any solid fuel burning appliances including wood stoves, fireplace inserts, pellet stoves and factory built or masonry fireplaces.

Use this application if you plan to install: 

  • a new fireplace or wood burning appliance, or
  • replace an existing fireplace or wood burning appliance in an existing home.

This typically means you want to: 

  • install,
  • alter or
  • replace a wood stove, fireplace insert, pellet stove, factory built fireplace or masonry fireplace.

If you need further clarification, please follow the steps for home owners or contractors and architects.

Note that approval from your strata is required when your scope of work affects common property. Typically roofs, walls and floors are considered common property, please consult your strata and the application checklist for further clarification.

All applications must be made in person at the RMOW Building Department front counter.  The completed application package is required at time of application. Consult the application checklist for additional requirements that may apply to your permit application.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email