**Changes to Hours of Operation for Building and Planning Services**
The Building Inspection and Urban Planning service desk, located on the 2nd floor of City Hall, will close between 12 and 1 p.m. Monday to Friday, starting February 1, 2016.
The City thanks customers for their understanding.
The Building Inspection department is responsible for safeguarding life, property, and public welfare by ensuring compliance to property and zoning by-laws, whether it is in the area of design, construction, or alteration of buildings. The department consists of the director, senior building inspector, building inspectors, heritage officer and building advisor, plumbing inspectors, development officers and administrative staff.
Building Inspection also ensures conformance to municipal by-laws related to property.
Main Areas of Service
Issue Building Permits
Building Inspection will assist applicants in completing the building permit application. The application and supporting documentations must be submitted and the necessary fees paid (the City of Moncton accepts cash, debit, cheque, or credit card payments). Building Inspection will then follow the permit process, and upon verifying compliance with applicable by-laws, issue the permit. Read the frequently asked questions to learn more about the permit application process.
Issue Plumbing Permits
Plumbing Permits are necessary before any plumbing can be installed.
Conduct Building and Plumbing Inspections
The Building Inspection department conducts inspections both on new and existing constructions to ensure compliance with City by-laws.