All work shall be left uncovered and convenient for inspection until the same has been inspected and all work approved by a Safety Codes Officer. If any such work or any portion thereof has been covered up before being inspected the work shall be uncovered by the owner or contractor executing such work and left uncovered until such inspection may be completed.
Depending on the permit type and scope of the work, various inspection must be completed to ensure work is being completed as per the approved drawings and applicable Code.
New Construction of a Single Family Dwelling:
- Footings (prior to concrete placement)
- Weeping tile and Dampproofing (prior to backfill)
- Framing (prior to insulating)
- Insulation and Vapour Barrier (prior to Drywall)
- Final or occupancy (note: buildings cannot be occupied prior to the final inspection is completed and the building is approved for occupancy)
Uncovered and Covered Decks:
- Footing or Piles (prior to concrete placement)
- Final (may be combined with framing inspection)
- Framing (after Electrical and Mechanical Rough Ins)
- Insulation and Vapour Barrier (prior to drywall)
- Reinforced Slab and Perimeter Thickening (Prior to concrete placement)
- Framing (Prior to covering)
- Insulation and Vapour Barrier (Prior to Drywall) - Heated Garages Only
Most electrical permits require both a Rough in and Final inspection. Refer to the actual permit issued or other documents received to ensure all the required inspections are completed. Call 403.529.8210 to talk to an Electrical Safety Codes Officer if you have any questions regarding work that must be inspected.
Plumbing, Heating, Gas and HVAC Permits
Most mechanical permits require both a Rough in and Final inspection. Refer to the actual permit issued or other documents received to ensure all the required inspections are completed. Call 403.529.8202 to talk with a Mechanical Safety Codes Officer if you have any questions regarding work that must be inspected.
Note: The required inspections for your project can be found on the permit or plan check letter. All work requiring an inspection to confirm compliance with the Safety Codes Act shall not be covered until the work is approved by a Safety Codes Officer. The permit applicant or Owner of the property is responsible and shall, at their own cost, uncover any work deemed necessary by a Safety Codes Officer to ensure compliance with the Safety Codes Act.