WINNIPEG - Due to the rising COVID-19 numbers, the City of Winnipeg is suspending in-home, non-emergency inspections until further notice.
People with scheduled inspections and appointments will be contacted in the coming days.
The following areas are impacted:
Assessment & Taxation
All interior residential property inspections are suspended, and inspections will be completed through photos or via phone until further notice.
By-Law Enforcement Services
All interior residential and commercial property inspections are suspended, and inspections (where possible) will be completed through alternative means, such as by photos or via phone, until further notice.
Planning, Property & Development
All in-person inspections of occupied dwellings will be conducted virtually until further notice. Inspections of unoccupied homes and on-site inspections for urgent situations will continue.
Water and Waste
In-home visits for emergency utility services will continue; however, water meter reading and inspections, as well as water meter returns, removals, and replacements are suspended until further notice. Customers are reminded that they are responsible for providing regular water meter readings to avoid estimated bills. Water meter readings can be provided via phone 204-986-4445 or online.
Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service
The installation of smoke alarms through the S.A.F.E. Family (Smoke Alarm For Every Family) Program is suspended until further notice, as are all in-person public education presentations. Virtual presentations may be conducted, or booked, where feasible.