Building Inspection

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The Building Inspection Division of Public Works and Development is mandated to administer and enforce the Nova Scotia Provincial Building Code Regulations which the Municipality of Pictou County has adopted as required by law.  This department is responsible for all new construction, alterations to buildings, relocations and demolitions.

Provincial regulations mandate the Municipality to use and administer the current adopted additions of the National Building Code of Canada for any new construction, additions, alterations or changes of occupancy.

For inquiries on building relating matters please contact the building officials at:

(902) 485-4588 or by email at

The Building Inspection offices are located on the main floor of the Municipal Administration Building, 46 Municipal Drive, Pictou, Nova Scotia.

Please note that the Building Inspectors Office hours are Monday-Friday 8:30 am -10:00 am.