Licence to Purchase Ozone Depleting and Regulated Substances

Notice - New procedures during COVID-19 Pandemic
 

Inspection Services and Provincial Planning Offices located in Charlottetown and Summerside will reopen to the public on June 15, 2020. Meetings with inspectors or planning staff will be by appointment only.

Montague and O’Leary locations will be accessible to the public by appointment only.

Please be advised that there will be screening protocols and operational procedures in place to protect both the public and our staff.

Clients with appointments are asked to call the staff person they have arranged to meet when they arrive. Directions on when and where to enter the building will be explained.

We wish to remind the public that many of our permits and licenses can be applied for online.

Additionally applications will be accepted via email, fax or mail.

Charlottetown:
Phone: 902-368-5280
Fax: 902-368-5526

Summerside
Phone: 902-432-2802
Fax: 902-888-8059

Email: landsdivision@gov.pe.ca 

Mail: 31 Gordon Drive, Charlottetown, PE, C1A 6B8  

A valid licence is required to purchase any regulated or ozone-depleting substance such as those used in refrigeration, air conditioning, fire suppression, electronics cleaning, and solvents.  A licence is valid for up to two years and must be renewed by October 31st of the second year after it is issued. All PEI licences will expire October 31, 2021.

Click on the button below to purchase or renew your licence online. At the same time, you can also “Add a Reminder” to receive an automated email when it’s time to renew your licence.

What do I need to complete the online form?

To submit the online form below, you will need to provide the following:

  • Current business contact information
  • Renewal applicants must provide current licence to purchase number
  • Name and certification number from Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) for each staff person who will handle the substance
  • Recovery/recycling equipment specifications including: Manufacturer, model #, year and type
  • All occupational areas of use, i.e., refrigeration, heating, residential, commercial
  • New applicants must upload copies of HRAI and Red Seal or Apprenticeship certification
  • Full payment

How long will it take to complete the form?                                                   

Providing you have all certification and equipment information ready, you can complete this form in less than 30 minutes.

What is the fee for a licence to purchase?

The cost for a new Licence to Purchase is $100 per year and is pro-rated after November 1, or 12 months before expiration.  

A licence renewal must be renewed for two years and the fee is always $200

How long will it take to process my request?

Please allow up to two weeks to process this licence application.

Who do I contact?

Technical Inquiries

Steve Townsend (Chief Boiler Inspector)
J.Elmer Blanchard Building
31 Gordon Drive, Charlottetown, PEI
Telephone: (902) 368-5567
Email: srtownsend@gov.pe.ca

 

Jennifer McCabe (Boiler Inspector)
J.Elmer Blanchard Building
31 Gordon Drive, Charlottetown, PEI
Telephone: (902) 368-5567
Email: jmmccabe@gov.pe.ca

 
Payment Options

The Province of PEI accepts payment for this service online using VISA, MasterCard and Interac Online.

Visit the Interac Online website to see if your bank participates.

Agriculture and Land

General Inquiries

Inspection Services
J. Elmer Blanchard Building
31 Gordon Drive
Charlottetown, PE C1A 6B8

Telephone: 902-368-5280
Fax: 902-368-5526

landsdivision@gov.pe.ca