The City conducts in-person inspections, as well as Remote Video Inspection, and Verification of Compliance for certain projects at the discretion of the safety codes officer.
This inspection method is available for all project types. Where no other option is visible in the project dashboard in selfserve.edmonton.ca or offered during the telephone inspection request, then the requested inspection must be in-person.
Remote Video Inspection
enables virtual inspection through connected smart devices: one operated at the building location by the permit holder and the other by a safety codes officer at a different location. The City uses
to conduct RVIs.
RVI may be offered as an option for re-inspection of select building and trade permits (HVAC, plumbing, gas and electrical) of any project type where deemed eligible by the safety codes officer conducting an earlier inspection.
Verification of Compliance
re-inspection of corrected safety codes deficiencies identified at an earlier inspection, for select building and trade permits for certain types of projects. This method involves a self-declaration that the identified deficiencies have been rectified, and it is subject to audit.
may be offered for