Fire

Residential Inspections

Upon request, the Hamilton Fire Department will conduct a paid inspection of residential buildings.

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 via telephone.

Student Housing, Bed & Breakfast or Lodging House Inspection
2022 Fee $317.40 (including HST). Fees include the cost of a final compliance letter.
Description: Fire Prevention inspection of student housing, a bed and breakfast, or lodging house location.
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Residential Building Inspection – 1 Dwelling
2022 Fee $83.50 (including HST)
Description: Fire Prevention inspection of a residential building with 1 dwelling. Fees include the cost of a final compliance letter.
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Residential Building Inspection – 2 Dwellings
2022 Fee $400.85 (including HST)
Description: Fire Prevention inspection of a residential building with 2 dwelling. Fees include the cost of a final compliance letter.
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Residential Building Inspection – Less than 4 Stories and More Than 2 Dwelling units
2022 Fee $701.35 (including HST)
Description: Fire Prevention Inspection of a residential building with less than 4 stories and more than 2 dwelling units. Fees include the cost of a final compliance letter.
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Residential Building Inspection – 4 - 6 Stories
2022 Fee $1,185.75 (including HST)
Description: Fire Prevention inspection of a residential building with 4-6 stories. Fees include the cost of a final compliance letter.
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Residential Building Inspection – 7 - 11 Stories
2022 Fee $1,385.10 (including HST)
Description: Fire Prevention inspection of a residential building with 7-11 stories. Fees include the cost of a final compliance letter.
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Residential Building Inspection – 12 – 18 Stories
2022 Fee $1,585.85(including HST)
Description: Fire Prevention inspection of a residential building with 12-18 stories. Fees include the cost of a final compliance letter.
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Residential Building Inspection – More than 18 Stories
2022 Fee $2,002.15 (including HST)
Description: Fire Prevention inspection of a residential building with more than 18 stories. Fees include the cost of a final compliance letter.
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