At the time of taking possession of the unit, the Purchaser should receive from the Developer a copy of the Occupancy Permit issued by the municipality. The permit gives permission for the unit to be occupied as a residence.
Needed for most buildings (other than single and semi-detached dwellings) to ensure the building complies with the applicable codes and regulations. See Development Completion Permit
A municipal permit issued following final inspection permitting occupancy of a structure.
The building surveyor will issue an Occupancy Permit after determining that construction has been completed according to the Building Act and Regulations and the home is suitable for occupation. Inspections are carried out at key stages of construction.
Issued by local building departments, permission to enter and occupy a newly built or renovated dwelling after an inspection has established that there are not potential threats to the safety of occupants.
A permit issued by the appropriate local governing body to establish that the property is suitable for habitation by meeting certain safety and health standards.
The local building inspector's certification that the property has been fully completed in accordance with the building code and local regulations.
A government-issued certificate allowing the owner occupancy of the building. Pre-Design Surveys: Environmental Assessment - A survey performed to look for environmental hazards that may violate EPA requirements. The goal is to prevent future clean-up expenses. Land Survey - An inspection performed by the Registered Land Surveyor to establish property boundaries and easement restrictions and covenants. Soil Survey - Analysis on soil borings and soil engineering required for proper foundation and pavement designs. Topographic Survey - An inspection performed to determine the grades and elevations of the existing site.
A permit required from the building inspector prior to allowing occupancy of a new unit.