Building Inspection

The Town of Lunenburg provides a streamlined application intake process with a single point of contact for all Building, Development and Heritage Permit applications. Development and Heritage Permits are issued by the Town of Lunenburg.

The Town of Lunenburg has partnered with it colleagues at the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg for the delivery of building inspection services. Applications requiring Building Permits will be forwarded to the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg for their consideration.

Our staff will assist you to complete your Building Permit application and guide you through this process. Please contact the Town of Lunenburg at (902) 634-4410. We are here to help you!

To arrange a Building Inspection, please contact the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg Building Inspection Services office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 902-541-1325.

Fire Inspection

To arrange a Fire Inspection, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 902-634-4410, ext. 222.

Burning permits are required for burns other than an outdoor appliance (per below). Fire pits which are no wider than 0.5 m in diameter, and backyard appliances (like chimineas) are permitted for households but must follow the posted burning restrictions updated at 2:00 p.m. daily (https://novascotia.ca/burnsafe/) and take local conditions such as wind into consideration. CSA-approved appliances such as gas barbecues and propane fire pits are also permitted. The use of consumer fireworks is prohibited. For reference, see this link to Lunenburg's pdf Burning Bylaw (127 KB) .

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