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Request an Inspection

We want to reduce the risk of fire in Richmond. We focus on preventing emergencies and ensuring facilities are compliant with the BC Fire Code, City of Richmond Bylaws and applicable regulations.

Request an Inspection

IMPORTANT: if you are currently experiencing an emergency and require an immediate response from Police, Fire or Ambulance, then please call 9-1-1 immediately.

To request an inspection or to report a potential violation or fire hazard, you can:

  • Complete the form below.
  • Call Richmond Fire-Rescue at 604-278-5131 if you have the information requested in the form below. 

NOTE: We highly encourage using the form below to submit your report, as it provides us with the information we need to respond to your inquiry in a timely manner.

Requesting Inspections: When completing the form, please provide sufficient details regarding the requested inspection, including any related permit application numbers, scope of inspection, facility location and contact details.

Reporting a Violation or Fire Hazard: When reporting, please provide sufficient details for Richmond Fire-Rescue to determine the property location of the hazard and the scope of non-compliance.

Personal information is collected by Richmond Fire-Rescue to provide the requested service or information.  The City of Richmond is collecting this information under Section 26 (c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Please contact the FOI coordinator at 604-276-4165 or if you have any concerns.

Additional Inspection Resources

Additional Inspection Resources

You can never have too much safety information.

Find out about putting preventative measures in place and what to do in the event of an emergency in the workplace.

Useful links and downloads: