Request an Inspection

Building inspections typically occur in the following order:

  1. Excavation
  2. Footing, Foundation and Reinforcement
  3. Services (Sewer, Storm, Water, Sump)
  4. Ground Work Plumbing and/or Under Slab Concrete
  5. Perimeter Drain, RWL and Damp Proofing
  6. Sheathing
  7. Rough-in Plumbing
  8. Framing
  9. Tub and Shower Tests
  10. Insulation and Vapour Barrier
  11. Radiant Floor Heating Assemblies
  12. Occupancy
  13. Final

Details about each inspection including when they occur, required documentation and building requirements, and estimated duration of each inspection is provided in a detailed table in the Master Building Inspections List.

Inspection Requirements

Please be aware of the following inspection requirements:

  • Field inspections ensure that construction complies with the current BC Building Code and all applicable District bylaws.
  • All inspected work must be complete and ready prior to inspection, and approved stamped truss specs and Building Permit plans must be on site for all inspections.
  • The Owner or their agent must request inspections at least 24 hours in advance. Work must not proceed past any of the stages listed below without Building Official approval.
  • The civic address must be posted on site at all times.

Book an Inspection

Most inspections can now be booked two ways:

  1.  Visit the online services page to learn more and book an inspection, or
  2. Call 604.815.6872.

Inspections are held Monday to Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Please note: Pre-Occupancy meetings, Suite Decommission & Business Licence inspections are booked by phone.

While we do our best to keep wait times to a minimum, during high volume periods the date you are looking for may be unavailable.

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