Building and renovating

Safety codes, hiring contractors and inspectors, and permits for construction and development.

Services and information

  • Residential builders can apply for a builder licence to construct new homes.
  • Fact sheets and brochures providing general information for building safety, personal emergency preparedness and fire and injury prevention.
  • Tips for finding a qualified contractor who can help you repair or rebuild your home.
  • Make sure a qualified home inspector performs your home inspection.
  • Information about home warranties, and how these warranties affect builders, municipalities, rentals and real estate professionals.
  • Get a building permit for a project and permit regulations.
  • Codes for a range of safety disciplines are used to keep the public safe in the places they live, work and play.