Backflow protection

A permit is required whenever a backflow device is to be installed or altered.

Forms:

You will need two sets of plans and the following forms to make an application:

Requirements:

Who may prepare plans for submission with an application to install or alter a backflow device: 

  • A professional engineer is permitted to take responsibility for the design.
  • A qualified Building Code Identification Number (BCIN) designer may be permitted to take responsibility for the design. 

Drawings you submit must include:

  • Floor plans showing the location of the backflow device in the building. 
  • Pluming fixtures to be protected by the backflow device. 

Application process

A complete application must be submitted with all the required forms, documents and applicable drawings.

Before submission, ensure that all necessary and applicable permissions and approvals are met. 

Bring application and two copies of the required documentation to the customer service counter located on the second floor of city hall. We’re open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.

We accept cash, debit, or cheque (payable to the City of Quinte West).

After speaking with a representative from building services to determine the permit and development costs, send the application and two copies of the required documentation and a cheque payable to the City of Quinte West to:

City of Quinte West
Building Services 
7 Creswell Dr.
PO Box 490
Trenton, ON  K8V 5R6

Submit payment:

  • By mail – send a cheque (payable to the City of Quinte West) to:

City of Quinte West
Building Services 
7 Creswell Dr.
PO Box 490
Trenton, ON  K8V 5R6

Upon completion:

Upon completing the installation or altering of a backflow device or reporting a yearly backflow device test, please report using this backflow device inspection report form (PDF)

Last Updated: 3 months ago

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