Government of New Brunswick

Overview

Gas Business Licences are required for the storing or distributing of gas; installing gas burning appliances or equipment; installing gas or medical gas piping systems; repairing, servicing, or maintaining gas burning appliances or equipment; repairing, servicing or maintaining gas or medical gas piping systems; or selling, renting or leasing gas burning equipment other than portable camping equipment.

Eligibility

A Gas Bulk Plant Licence is required to establish a business for the purpose of operating a gas bulk plant for filling cylinders, vehicle fuel tanks, transport tanks and other approved containers.

A Gas Distribution Licence is required to establish a business for the purpose of filling and distributing gas by means of cylinders which have a capacity not exceeding one hundred pounds (forty-five kilograms) of gas.

A Gas Dispenser Licence is required to establish a business for the purpose of operating a gas dispensing unit to fill containers which are permanently mounted on mobile vehicles or to fill cylinders which have a capacity not exceeding sixty pounds (twenty-seven kilograms) of gas.

A Gas Cylinder Exchange Licence is required to establish a business for the purpose of operating a cylinder exchange program for cylinders which have a capacity not exceeding twenty pounds (nine kilograms) of gas.

A Gas Installation Contractor Licence is required to establish a business for the purpose of installing, repairing, servicing and maintaining gas appliances and equipment.

A Gas Piping Contractor Licence is required to establish a business for the purpose of installing gas piping systems, but not including the installation, service or repair of appliances, cylinders or tanks, or the connection of gas piping systems to the source of supply or appliances.

A Gas Service Contractor Licence is required to establish a business for the purpose of servicing gas equipment.

A Medical Gas Piping Contractor Licence is required to establish a business for the purpose of installing and repairing non-flammable medical gas piping systems.

Description

To qualify for a Gas Bulk Plant Licence, applicants must employ or hold (G1 or G1-L or A4 or A2 or A1 or G2 or G2-L) and PPO-1.

To qualify for a Gas Distribution Licence, applicants must employ or hold PPO-1 or PPO-2.

To qualify for a Gas Dispenser Licence, applicants must employ or hold PPO-1 or PPO-2.

No qualifications are required for a Gas Cylinder Exchange Licence.

To qualify for a Gas Installation Contractor Licence, applicants must employ or hold G2 or G2-L or A1 or A2 or A4 or G1 or G1-L.

To qualify for a Gas Piping Contractor Licence, applicants must employ or hold Steamfitter/Pipefitter or GP or A3 or A1 or A2 or A4 or G2 or G2-L or G1 or G1-L (A1 or A2 or A4 or G2 or G2-L installation must be within Btu limitations).

To qualify for a Gas Service Contractor Licence, applicantd must employ or hold A1 or A2 or A4 or G2 or G2-L or G1 or G1-L or DAT or RVT.

To qualify for a Medical Gas Piping Contractor Licence, applicants must employ or hold a Class F Medical Gas Installer licence and have passed a brazers performance qualification test.

A list of the latest fee changes are provided in the Annual Revenue Estimate located in the fees section.

Changes To Fees

This document provides the rationale supporting changes to fees, associated revenue information, and the legal authority:
http://www2.gnb.ca/content/dam/gnb/Departments/services/fees-frais/2011/2011PSGasContractorsLicences.pdf

Fees

Unless otherwise specified, Fees exclude the harmonized sales tax (HST).

Fee DescriptionRate in $Effective Date
YYYY-MM-DD
Gas Business Licenses 
  Gas Bulk Plant Licence400.002011-04-01
  Gas Distribution Licence100.002011-04-01
  Gas Dispenser Licence100.002011-04-01
  Gas Cylinder Exchange Licence100.002011-04-01
  NGV Refueling Plant Licence100.002011-04-01
Gas Business Contractor's Licences 2011-04-01
  Gas Installation Contractor's Licence400.002011-04-01
  Gas Piping Contractor Licence400.002011-04-01
  Gas Service Contractor Licence400.002011-04-01
  Medical Gas Piping Contractor Licence400.002011-04-01