Fire

Foster Home and Group Home Inspections

Upon request, the Hamilton Fire Department will conduct paid inspections of foster homes and group homes.

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.

Important Information:

  • 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].
  • The online request system will only process one request at a time. If you have multiple requests, you may prefer to contact Fire Prevention to process your request and payment via phone.


Foster Care Home Inspection – capacity of less than or equal to 4
2022 Fee $83.50 (including HST) Fees include the cost of a final compliance letter.
Description: Fire Prevention inspection of a foster home with 4 or less occupants residing at the location.
Request Now

Group Home Inspection – capacity of less than or equal to 4
2022 Fee $83.50 (including HST) Fees include the cost of a final compliance letter.
Description: Fire Prevention inspection of a group home with 4 or less occupants residing at the location.
Request Now

Foster Care or Group Home Inspection – capacity of more than 4
2022 Fee $317.40 (including HST) Fees include the cost of a final compliance letter.
Description: Fire Prevention inspection of a group home or foster home with 5 or more occupants residing at the location.
Request Now