Frequently Asked Questions

PERMIT QUESTIONS - FAQ

► When do I apply for a Building and Safety Permit?

INSPECTION PROCESS - FAQ

► I have obtained my building permit. At what stages of construction do I need an inspection?
► How do I schedule an inspection?
► What is a Virtual Inspection?
► I have a question; can I speak with my inspector?
► What needs to be on the job site to complete an inspection?
► My project is complete, what do I do with my plans and job card?

HOMESTEAD/RECREATIONAL CABIN - FAQ

► What is a homestead/recreational cabin?
► How do I know if I own a Rec Cabin and not a home?
► Can I live in a homestead cabin?
► I would like to live in my homestead cabin, but it does not meet the minimum code requirements. What can I do?
► I would like to rent out my homestead cabin on a short term basis, is this allowed?
► I don’t currently have water service; can I haul water to the site?
► Do I have to connect to a public sewer?
► Can I add on to or alter my cabin?
► Do I need inspections?
► How can I schedule an inspection?
► I have a question; can I speak with my inspector?
► What needs to be on the job site to complete an inspection?
► My project is complete, what do I do with my plans and job card?