Inspections

City of Toronto Building Inspections

Building inspections are required at different stages of construction.

It is your responsibility to call for inspections once your construction project starts. Neglecting these inspections may cause costly delays and time consuming work stoppages.

The name and telephone number of the Inspector or District Inspections office is included with your permit documents.

A Building Inspector can assist you in determining which inspections are required for your particular project.

Several inspections are required during construction to ensure that all work is done according to the approved plans.
For further information click on section —–> Mandatory Inspections.

You need to call 2 working days before your required inspection, the appropriate numbers below according to ward location.

The best time to speak with an inspector is to call between the hours
of 8:30 am – 9:30 am Monday – Friday.
During the other business hours the inspector is on the road on site inspections.

Call the appropriate number below indicated by region & ward to book your inspection.
Please remember that your stamped permit plans must be on site for each inspection.

Night or Weekend inspections is available for projects with special needs a 4 hour min.
charge applies, forms need to be filled out, ask your inspector to send you the forms.

For Directory assistance for City staff numbers you can call – 311

Toronto & East York - (416) 338-0700

Serving Wards- 14, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32

North York - (416) 395-7541

Serving Wards- 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 23, 24, 25, 26, 33, 34

Scarborough - (416) 396-7322

Serving Wards- 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44

Etobicoke - (416) 394-8055

Serving Wards- 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 17

Click on the desired links below

1- INSPECTION STATUS REQUEST FORM (COST $80.00 + HST)

2- BUILDING PERMIT STATUS

3- COMPLAINTS FOR PROJECTS WITH OR WITHOUT PERMITS