Service Barrie 70 Collier Street, 1st FloorPhone: (705) 726-4242Fax: (705) 739-4240
Building projects are subject to mandatory inspections at specific stages of construction or demolition to confirm building standards are met.
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If you applied for your building permit online, the permit applicant (and any permit contact that has been added to the file) can request an inspection through
If you applied for your building permit in person, you must request your inspection through Service Barrie:
Subject Line: INSPECTIONS + project address (read receipts will be acknowledged).
705-726-4242 (Monday–Friday, 8am–5pm only)Please note: if you leave a voicemail you will receive a call back from a Customer Service Representative and your request will be inputted at that time. No inspection requests will be booked directly from a voicemail message. Please do not contact the inspector directly.
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 onsite. To verify your inspection requirements, see the Required Notification Inspection Form or contact
You must provide the following information when an inspection request is made:
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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