Small Business Inspections

Inspection services are provided for construction projects for various reasons, including:

  • Ensuring compliance with the health, safety and structural requirements of the Building Code and relevant by-laws
  • Ensuring construction is completed in accordance with the approved plans
  • To answer questions and guide the business owner or contractor in completing the construction project correctly

Please coordinate with the contractor about who will be requesting inspections.  If inspections are not requested at appropriate times, uncovering the construction will be required. 

Note: Once you have picked up your permit, please review all documents for changes that may have been made to the submitted drawings.  If any changes raise concern please review them with your plans examiner.

Along with permit drawings you will a receive permit card and the mandatory inspections, these are discussed in detail below.  On the same card you will find all required reports and certificates to be provided during the construction process. 

If a commitment form is filled out and signed, those professionals have committed to perform general reviews of the construction.  Please review these requirements with your inspectors.  Delays in submitting required documents can result in orders being issued and/or delaying of occupancy and/or closing the permit. 


Are You Ready for Inspection?

Please click on the appropriate category below to view the stages at which an inspection should be requested.  Remember the inspections required for your project will be indicated on your inspection list. 

Note: Please ensure that the permit drawings are kept on site at all times during construction and available during inspections

If you have any questions, please contact your inspector in the specific discipline:  building, plumbing or HVAC inspector between 8 am and 9 am. Inspections take place between 9 am and 4 pm.  Inspection requests can be:

All inspection requests received before 3 pm will be scheduled for next business day.