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Building Inspection / Building Inspection Schedule

 

The owner or agent is responsible to contact the Regional District for inspections at the following stages, giving the inspector 48 hours notice:

 

Building Construction or Alteration Inspection Schedule

 

Footings:

When footing forms are complete, prior to pouring concrete.

Foundation:

When foundation wall forms are complete, prior to pouring.  If required, submit registered professional's letters of assurance prior to framing.

Backfill:

When the perimeter drain rock, drain tiles, foundation insulation (if applicable) and damp proofing is completed, prior to backfilling.  The survey (if required) for the foundation location is required prior to approval of Backfill.

Rough-in Plumbing:

When rough-in plumbing is completed prior to covering.  Water or air test must be visually confirmed by Building Official.  This can be completed in two inspections; Plumbing under the slab and above ground.

Soil Gas:

After the soil gas control is installed

Pre-slab:

Prior to pouring concrete floor slab. Air barrier system and insulation must be installed where applicable.

Masonry Fireplace:

When masonry fireplace is constructed to the smoke chamber and again when the chimney is complete prior to interior or exterior finish.

Framing:

When framing, exterior sheathing, fire stopping, bracing, plumbing, HVAC and electrical are completed and prior to any interior and exterior finish being applied.  The Regional District Plan - reviewed/stamped drawings, truss/beam details and mechanical ventilaton checklist must be on site.

Chimney:

When the chimney is installed prior to interior or exterior finish.

Insulation:

When insulation and vapour barrier are completed, prior to installing drywall or other finish.

Solid Fuel Burning Appliance:

When the solid fuel burning appliance is installed but prior to covering up.

Occupancy:

When building has received all applicable inspections and meets all health and safety requirements.  If registered professionals letters of assurance are required, no occupancy will be granted until the letters of assurance have been received.  Final Certificate of Sewerage and proof of potable water is required prior to the occupancy inspection.

Final:

When building is completed.

 

Manufactured Home Inspection Schedule

 

Footing/Foundation:

When excavation is complete, prior to pouring concrete.

Occupancy/Final:

When the following are complete:

  • Ground cover is installed under home
  • Home anchored to foundation
  • Skirting is installed with ventilation and access door
  • Landing and stairs are installed at every exit door
  • Final grade of property to slope away from home

Final Certificate of Sewerage and proof of potable water is required prior to the occupancy/final inspection.