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Questions and Answers Re: COVID-19

Here is a list of questions and answers about subjects related to COVID-19, with the most recent question first.

1.  Are building permits/inspections being processed/conducted?

  • Building permits are being accepted via email ([email protected]), mail or courier;
  • Inspectors will continue to issue permits (including occupancy permits) as usual;
  • Inspections will be conducted outside, and inside unoccupied units;
  • Inspections will not be conducted in occupied units at this time;
  • Inspections booked via email ([email protected]);
  • Prior to conducting any inspections, the inspector will confirm that the individual (contractor, etc) that is accompanying them on the inspection has been screened, symptom free and confirms that they have not travelled outside of Canada in the past 14 days.

2. Are the Town’s building inspectors working on issuing occupancy permits? Concerned there may be a delay in the move-in date if inspectors aren’t on site approving different stages of home construction work.

Answer:

The Building Division continues to operate as described below:

  • Applicants can continue to submit Building Permit applications;
  • Inspectors will continue to issue permits (including occupancy permits) as usual;
  • Inspections will be conducted outside, and inside unoccupied units;
  • Inspections will not be conducted in occupied units at this time;
  • Prior to conducting any inspections, the inspector will confirm that the individual (contractor, etc.) that is accompanying them on the inspection has been screened and is symptom-free.