Please note: As the City continues to contribute to the fight to slow the spread of COVID-19 all inspections of occupied dwellings,  including  building permit, building complaint, property standards, and other by-law inspections are suspended until further notice, pending further review.


The City of St. Catharines is dedicated to making the Garden City a safe, healthy place to live. The Corporation of the City of St. Catharines and other levels of government provide a variety of inspection services to help achieve that goal.

Inspections are provided for everything from air quality to buildings to food. Please click on the appropriate link in the menu to the left to find more information about a specific inspection service.

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