During new builds, the person who has been issued the building permit is required to notify Building Services during various stages of the project's construction.

To request building inspections from the Town for your building project, you can call our building inspector at 519-832-2008 x118.

Stages in a building project that require inspection

When building a new build, please notify Building Services at least 48 hours in advance to arrange for a building inspection if you are hitting the following milestones:

  1. Before pouring footings
  2. Before backfilling foundation
  3. Completion of plumbing rough in
    • A water or air test is required
  4. Completion of framing. You must complete the following before you request a framing inspection:
    • Have approved plans on site (including engineered Truss and Floor Plans)
    • Have the stairs installed
    • Have the roof completed
    • Have the mechanical systems such as the plumbing and heating installed (water or air test required)
  5. Fireplace rough in
  6. Completion of insulation. You must complete the following before you request an insulation inspection:
    • Have all windows and doors installed
    • Have a vapour barrier installed
  7. Final inspection of plumbing
  8. Occupancy. You must complete all items on the Occupancy Permit Checklist before you request an occupancy inspection.
  9. Structure is fully complete