As of April 5, 2020, additional changes have been made in the Building Division regarding permits and building inspections.
Added to the list of insepctions that will temporarilty NOT be provided are:
o Inspections of projects that are not deemed ‘essential’ by the latest Order of the Provincial government – refer to https://www.ontario.ca/page/list-essential-workplaces%20(Construction is found in Sections 27 thru 31);
o Inspection of Residential projects where construction started after April 4, 2020;
Building Permit Applications will still be processed, however, no permits will be issued for projects not deemed ‘essential’ (see link above).
As for Existing Applications – These applications continue to be processed, but permits will not be issued.
For City updates regarding COVID-19, including facility closures and service delivery changes across the City, visit www.portcolborne.ca/page/covid-19