Buyers must have the development complete which includes:
- A blower door test, by a certified energy advisor, resulting in Natural Resources Canada sending you an EnerGuide label (minimum requirement- home achieves a rating that is 15% better than the typical house)
- Fully completed construction of the house. Must be in accordance with the Sustainability & Architectural Design Guidelines, including landscaping, pursuant to section 5 of the sale agreement
- Providing the City with a copy of the EnerGuide label and Homeowner Information Sheet sent to you by Natural Resources Canada
- Providing the City with a copy of the approved final lot grading report;
- Requesting a final inspection with the Design Review Consultant - Windward Landtec Inc.
Upon satisfactory completion of the above, the City or the Design Review Consultant will complete a review and inspection to determine whether the development has been constructed in accordance with section 5 of the Sale Agreement. If the City or the Design Review Consultant determines that the Development has been constructed in accordance with section 5 of the Sale Agreement, the $10,000 Design Guidelines and Sustainable Certification Performance Fee will be returned to the buyer(s).
Note: The City and the Design Review Consultant will only conduct final inspections with respect to the Design Guidelines and Sustainable Certification Performance Fee between May 1 and October 1.
Provided that the Buyer has completed construction of the Development on or before the Development Completion Date, once the City obtains FAC (Final Acceptance Certificate) for all of the municipal improvements (such as streets, sidewalks, curbs, gutters, light standards, fire hydrants, curb stop/ water valves, boulevard landscaping, trees, fencing, drainage swales, etc.) the City or the Design Review Consultant will complete an inspection of the municipal improvements.
Provided that no damage has been caused to the municipal improvements after the Closing Date, the $5,000 Damage Performance Fee will be refunded. All costs the City incurs for repairs to the municipal improvements for damages not reported on the Lot Damage Statement, will automatically be deducted from the $5,000 Damage Performance Fee.