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Engineering Inspection Services

Inspector at a construction site

Engineering Inspection Services monitors onsite and offsite construction, manages the financial securities of a land development project, and oversees the transfer of new infrastructure to the City.

Engineering Inspection Services' approval is required to obtain a Building Permit. Contact us for more information at 604-598-5806.

Engineering Bulletins provide up-to-date information from the engineering department.

Construction process summary and common inspection forms

Pre-construction meeting

Before construction, consultants and developers meet with the City Inspector to confirm the project has received council approvals, the servicing agreement is finalized, and all of the design details are confirmed.

Documents required for a pre-construction meeting

Traffic & site management during construction:

Helpful guides

Show Home Permit

May be obtained when roads and sufficient water supply (for fire protection) are in place to build a show home for sales purposes only.

Inspections During Construction

The monitoring of the development during the construction stage.

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Final Construction Inspection

The Professional Engineer confirms that construction is complete, including all services, roads, driveways, asphalt paving etc., and requests a final construction inspection by the City.

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Maintenance Request

The Professional Engineer formally certifies that all works are complete, except for minor deficiencies and maintenance holdbacks, and requests that the project start the 1-year maintenance period.

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Maintenance Period

The City places the project on a 1-year maintenance period to fix all deficiencies and ensure all works are completed.

Final Acceptance

After the one-year maintenance period, when all deficiencies have been completed, the project can be formally accepted by the City.