Do I need a construction permit?
You require a construction permit for any of the following projects:
How do I apply for a permit?
You can apply for a permit in person at either the Bayer’s Road or Alderney Drive municipal customer service centres.
Most projects require you to submit three copies of the site plan and three copies of the project plan prior to building. Requirements vary from project to project, as do fees for the construction permit.
What inspections do I need on my project?
You must call for all mandatory inspections relevant to your project. The typical mandatory inspections are:
- underground plumbing
- underslab insulation
- rough-in plumbing
- prior to drywall
- final building
- final plumbing
Additional inspections may be required depending on the type of work you are doing. Not all projects require the above inspections.
To request an inspection call 902.490.7097 prior to 8 a.m. of the day you wish to have your inspection.
Contractor’s Desk is a tool that enables you to track all of your construction projects and check on status of applications.