Fees for Building Code Inspection
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Every new home built in Alberta is protected under warranty, thanks to Alberta's New Home Buyer Protection Act. New homes (single detached family homes/duplexes/multi-family homes/condominiums/manufactured homes/recreational properties) include, at a minimum, a warranty for:
- One year labour and materials
- Two years for defects in labour and materials related to delivery and distribution systems
- Five years building envelop protection, with a requirement for the warranty provider to offer the consumer the option to purchase additional years of coverage, and,
- Ten year coverage for major structural components
Learn more about home warranties in Alberta.
The Act applies only to new homes constructed under a building permit applied for on or after February 1, 2014 in-force date of the Act.