Building Permit Inspections

The purpose of building inspections is to check for compliance with the Safety Codes Act, all related building codes, standards and applicable bylaws.

New home: inspection stages

It's the responsibility of the property owner, builder or contractor to arrange for applicable inspections. 

Inspection StageWhatWhenNotesContact
1Sidewalks, curb and gutter
Before construction starts
2Service connection (part 1)

Permit needed before work or inspection

Water, sewer installation
Service Connection Permit

Service connection (part 2)

After storm installation
Will be inspected up to foundation wall, including riser.
Service Connection Permit
3AFoundation and weeping tile
Before backfilling

72 hours notice needed (minimum)

Hydronic heating rough in is inspected prior to pouring concrete floor or covering.
Before insulating 

72 hours notice needed (minimum)

HVAC will be inspected at the framing or insulation stage.


Before drywalling

72 hours notice needed (minimum)

Additional inspections may be required i.e. basement, etc.
6Garage insulation inspection
Before drywalling
72 hours notice needed (minimum)
6AWater meter installation

Before final inspection

Permit required
Water Meters

Electrical, plumbing & gas

Before final inspection

See below for more info

Call Superior Safety Codes: 780-489-4777

7Final building inspection

Before move-in (occupancy)

72 hours notice needed (minimum)

Stage 6A completion is required
8Permit services report
After final building inspection
Occupancy is now allowed

9Lot grading

After completion

Lot Grading