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Phone: (705) 726-4242
Fax: (705) 739-4240
Phone: (705) 739-4231
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Building projects are subject to mandatory inspections at specific stages of construction or demolition to confirm building standards are met.
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Building inspections will be conducted within 2 business days in accordance with Division C, Sentence 188.8.131.52.(1) of the Ontario Building Code. The time period to conduct the inspection commences on the business day after the request was made, excluding weekends and statutory holidays.
Expedited inspection service may be provided where there is demonstrated need and when staff resources are available to meet the request. Expedited service is defined as "next day" provided that the request is received by 12:00 noon on a business day.
Mandatory inspections are required at certain stages of construction or demolition as regulated under the Ontario Building Code. The inspector will record observations and provide a report of the inspection on-site. To verify your inspection requirements, see the Required Notification Inspection Form or contact Building Services at (705) 739-4231 or ServiceBarrie@barrie.ca.
How to Prepare for an Inspection:
New buildings and additions are required to be inspected prior to occupancy. This verifies that all items related to occupant and building safety are completed to the minimum requirements.
Depending on the project, other inspections may need to be satisfied through other City departments including:
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