Inspection Review The building
inspector provides clarification of bylaw requirements, reviews
preliminary building plans to determine compliance with regulations,
provides interpretation of the British Columbia Building Code, and
discusses appropriate construction methods with contractors and property
Site inspections and Building Inspections
Site and Building inspections are required to determine that conditions set out in
the permit have been satisfied.
The Building Bylaw states that a
"simple building" shall obtain an inspection and receive a Buildings
Official's acceptance prior to concealing any aspect of the following
foundation and footing forms (before concrete is poured;
installation of perimeter drain tiles and damp-proofing (prior to backfilling);
rough-in of all chimneys and fireplaces and solid fuel burning appliances;
insulation and vapour barrier;
health and safety aspects of the work prior to occupancy
final inspection is required upon completion of a project and before an
occupancy permit can be issued.
To book an inspection, contact Liz at 250-474-1773.