Welcome to Municipal District of Foothills No. 31

Business Services

Inspections

  • It is the responsibility of all applicants to call for inspections.
  • Please call 3 days prior to the preferred inspection date.
  • An Inspector can request the removal of backfill or buildings materials that cover or enclose anything requiring inspection.
  • Calls between 8:30 am and 9:30 am provide the inspector the opportunity to plan the inspection schedule effectively.
  • Have the following information ready when you call: Permit Number, Location, Municipal Address, company, contact person and contact phone number.

Rural Address - 9-1-1

  • Please post adjacent to driveway, at the road.
  • To obtain Municipal Address, contact the MD of Foothills, 403-652-2341 and have your complete legal description (plan number, block number, and lot number) or location by section if on an un-subdivided ¼ section (i.e. SW-10-25-2-W5M).

Required Inspections - Single Family/Two Family and Small Accessory Buildings

Building
To request an inspection, call 403-603-6216 or fax a Request for Inspection Form to 403-652-6900.

SINGLE FAMILY/TWO FAMILY

  • Foundation - After concrete poured, protective coating placed and weeping tile and gravel in place, before backfill. (Required)
  • Framing - All framing complete, rough in of plumbing, heating, gas and electrical complete, windows installed and roofing in place. Call before installation of insulation. (Required)
  • Final - Complete and ready for occupancy including doors, smoke alarms, railings and floor finishes. (Required)

OCCUPANCY - ANY BUILDING

  • No occupancy is permitted unless the Inspector has indicated on the Inspection Report that occupancy has been granted.


Electrical

To request an inspection, call 403-603-6216 or fax a Request for Inspection Form to 403-652-6900.

  • Rough In - Wiring complete to all fixture locations and boxes in place, and panel in place. (Required)
  • Final - All fixtures wired in, smoke detectors installed, and panel completely connected and circuits labelled. (Required)


Plumbing

To request an inspection, call 403-603-6216 or fax a Request for Inspection Form to 403-652-6900.

  • Rough In - Drain, waste and vent piping below slab in place to outside of building. Main stack in place. (Required)
  • Final - All fixtures connected and operating. (Required)


Gas

To request an inspection, call 403-603-6216 or fax a Request for Inspection Form to 403-652-6900.

  • Rough In - All lines to all appliances in place, capped off and lines pressurized with pressure gauge in place. (Required)
  • Final - All appliances connected and operating. (Required)


Sewer Service

To request an inspection, call 403-603-6216 or fax a Request for Inspection Form to 403-652-6900.

  • A sewer service connection inspection is required prior to backfilling.


Private Sewage

To request an inspection, call 403-603-6216 or fax a Request for Inspection Form to 403-652-6900.

  • Must be inspected before backfill is complete. Inspector must be able to determine length of laterals, depth of bedding, type of field used and depth of gravel cover. Septic tank must be in place and connected to field and building. If installation is covered prior to inspection, removal of backfill to expose portions may be required.