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Building Permit Status Glossary

If you are not sure what your permit status means search the glossary for the status definition.


Application Acceptable

Application has met the submission requirement; however the intake has been accepted yet because of required initial permit fee.

Cancellation Pending

The permit application is dormant for over 5 months and the owner / Applicant have been notified with registered mail cancellation notice. Permit Application will be cancelled without further notice if no response has been received within a month of the cancellation notice

Examiner's Notice Sent

Application has been accepted, and the Review has resulted with Notice that has been sent.

Issuance Pending

Review has been completed, however other approvals and/or fees are outstanding.

Inspection

The permit has been issued and the permit is under active inspection

Not Started

Application has been accepted but the review has not started

Notice Sent

Review of the application has begun and the Examiner has identified deficiencies or outstanding items. A Notice has been sent to the Applicant and the examiner is waiting for a response. 

On Hold

The Application has been received but it is on hold because of missing submission information as required by permit bylaw.

Permit Issued

The permit has been issued

Permit Revoked

The Permit has been revoked

Permit Revoked

The Permit has been revoked

Application Received

The Application has been received but intake has not been accepted or processed.

Refusal Notice

Application has been Accepted, the review has resulted in a Refused Notice that was sent to applicant. It is advisable that all items in the Refusal Notice to be addressed before a response is submitted to Building Division

Response Accepted

A response to a notice has been submitted to the building division. The review of your application is back in the queue

Response Received

A response to a notice has been submitted to the building division.

Ready for Issuance

Review has been completed, the permit is ready for issuance at any time. For mechanical, plumbing permits that are related to building permit may have to be issued together.

Revised

A Notice of Change has been submitted to the Chief Building Official.

Revision Issued

A Notice of Change has been submitted to the Chief Building Official and the revision has been accepted

Under Review

Application has been accepted and the Review has started but not completed

Violation

There is an inspection order against this permit.

Work Not Started

An Inspection was conducted and the construction has not taken place.


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