Upon request, the Hamilton Fire Department will conduct paid inspections of both licenced and home daycares.
How to request an inspection
Online: Request and payment via links below
Telephone: Contact Fire Prevention staff at 905-546-2424 x1380 to submit your request and pay via credit card.
If you request an inspection and you are not the property owner, you will need to provide a written letter signed by the owner to Fire Prevention. If you need to submit written authorization it can be emailed to [email protected].
Licensed Daycare Inspection
2022 Fee $200.50 (inlcuding HST) The fee includes the cost of a final compliance letter.
Description: Fire Prevention inspection of a licensed daycare centre.
Private Home Daycare Inspection
2022 Fee $83.50 (including HST) The fee includes the cost of a final compliance letter.
Description: Fire Prevention inspection of a private home daycare. This inspection will ensure compliance with all applicable fire safety regulations and as a minimum, ensure there is an operational ULC listed smoke alarm installed on every floor level of the building and outside of all sleeping areas. It also ensures that there is a minimum ULC listed 2A10BC rated portable fire extinguisher mounted in the kitchen area.
Note: For properties in Stoney Creek be advised that the City of Stoney Creek Zoning By-Law 3692-92 only allows home daycares in single detached homes.
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