Request a building records search online or in person and learn the fees for the research services.

City Hall will be closing at 4:30pm on Thursday, December 24, 2020, and reopening at 8:30am on Monday, January 4, 2021. During the Christmas and New Year's holiday closure period, no building permit applications will be received, no building permits will be issued, and regular building, electrical, and plumbing site reviews by City officials will not be available. 

If you want to continue construction during our holiday closure, please review the Building Division's Christmas Closure Bulletin to review your options.

Use the Building Records Search to find:

  • A copy of your survey certificate (to show property lines)
  • Copy of a Building Permit (includes issuance date)
  • Final occupancy information
  • Square footage of a building
  • Copy of survey certificate
  • Inspection notes

Search Online or In-person

Please note there is a non-refundable search fee for all building records searches.

You can request a Building Records Search in 2 ways:

  1. Complete our Online Building Records Search and proceed to a secure checkout using either VISA, MasterCard or American Express.
  2. Visit us in person at the Building Counter at City Hall. Here you can pay by cash, credit card (VISA, MasterCard, American Express) or debit.

Note: Telephone requests will no longer be accepted.

Request a Building Records Search


Services & Fees

Service  Service Fee (includes GST) 
Copy of Building Permit(s) (includes issuance date)   $22.00
Copy of Plumbing Permit(s)   $22.00
Copy of Electrical Permit(s)   $22.00
Copy of Tree Permit(s)   $22.00
Square Footage of Building   $22.00
Final Occupancy Date   $22.00
Copy of Survey Certificate   $22.00
Oil/Gas/Septic Tank Information   $22.00

Copy of Building Inspection Notes

Note: Prior to requesting research related to Building Inspection Notes you may wish to order a Final Occupancy Date, which comes before Building Inspection Notes.

Copy of Plumbing Inspection Notes   $22.00
Copy of Electrical Inspection Notes   $22.00
Copy of Tree Inspection Notes   $22.00


Delivery methods

It will take an average of one business day for staff to research and deliver any information found. You can choose to receive information via email, fax, regular mail, or pick up from the Planning and Development Department reception desk at City Hall between the hours of 8:30am and 4:30pm, Monday to Friday.

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