INSPECTIONS & PENALTIES
 

Inspections

The South Interlake Planning District (SIPD) is to be notified at each of the following stages of construction, as applicable:

  1. Excavation & Footing / Pilings Prior to Concrete;
  2. Foundation Wall Structural Reinforcing or Thickened Edge Slab Reinforcing;
  3. Preserved Woof Foundation Before & After Damp Proofing (Engineer’s Inspection also Required);
  4. Foundation Grade Beam Structural Steel;
  5. Damp Proofing, Drainage Tile & Stone (7 Days Cure Time for Concrete - Minimum Time Before Backfill Inspection);
  6. Building Structure Framing & Rough-Ins for Plumbing, Ventilation & Electrical
    (Doors, Windows, Shingles & House Wrap in Place) *Shop Drawings Must Be On Site or Submitted Prior to Inspection*;
  7. Under Basement Floor Plumbing Rough-In, Tile Leaders & Sump Pit;
  8. Insulation & Air-Vapour Barrier (Main Floor);
  9. Soil Gas Barrier & Interior Drainage Stone;
  10. Foundation Frost Wall Framing, Insulation & Vapour Barrier;
  11. Pre-Final, Interior Operations, Finishes & Life Safety (Incl. Fire Stopping) Prior to Occupancy or Public Showing;
  12. Final - Exterior Weathertight Finished & Grading (Incl. Eavestroughs, Downspouts & Leaders in Place).
For a list of requirements to be fulfilled prior to Interim or Final Occupancy, please Click Here.

NOTE:

  • A minimum of 48 Hours Notice is required when booking inspections (weekend not included);
  • If the work is not ready for inspection or you need to cancel, please contact the SIPD office as soon as possible;
  • It is the responsibility of the APPLICANT to arrange for all inspections;
  • The SIPD assumes no responsibility for inspections that were not scheduled;
  • Inspections may be performed at random as determined by the Building Inspector;
  • This list is not all-inclusive. There may be additional inspections required at the discretion of the Building Inspector.


Penalties

The following are subject to Penalty Fees in accordance with the SIPD’s Fee Structure By-Law (Click Here for PDF):

  • Any Building, Structure or Land Use that is commenced prior to the appropriate permits being obtained;
  • Where the work is not ready for the time of the scheduled inspection;
  • Where project deficiencies result in repeated inspections by the inspector;
  • Where the work has been covered and the inspector is unable to perform the required inspection.
    (this may also require invasive structural inspection at the applicant/contractor’s expense)