LICENSED BUILDING OFFICIALS

All of our inspectors are Licensed Building Officials (LBO), licensed Class 1 to Class 3, through the Province of Saskatchewan - Building Standards and Licensing Branch and are current members of Saskatchewan Building Officials Association (SBOA). Some of our inspectors are nationally certified through the Alliance of Canadian Building Officials' Association (ACBOA). 


  • Class 3 - Can inspect all buildings covered in the National Building Code of Canada (NBC).
  • Class 2 - Can inspect buildings in occupancy Groups C, D, E, F2 & F3 that are up to 600 m² in building area and are 3 storeys or less in building height that apply to Part 9 of the NBC (Housing and Small Buildings).
  • Class 1 - Can inspect one and two-unit dwellings (e.g. duplex) up to 600 m² in area and 3 storeys in height.

Class 3 Building officials

Norm Kindred

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Norm Kindred, principal owner and President of PBI, has been performing building and fire code inspections since 1992. Norm acted as interim Chief Building Official for the Province of Saskatchewan in 2004/2005 during their search to fill the position. Norm is also a Canadian Registered Building Official (CRBO), the top designation of certification by ACBOA (Alliance of Canadian Building Officials Association). Norm has acquired extensive fire code training in the past three decades and now teaches a National Fire Code Inspection course to Volunteer Firefighters and Local Assistants in Saskatchewan.

Class 3

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Highest designation achievable in the

Province of Saskatchewan.


Class 3 covers all buildings in the

National Building Code of Canada.

Doug Mulhall

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Doug joined PBI in 2012 after working 29 years for the City of Weyburn’s Building Department where he was employed as Weyburn’s Chief Building Official for over a decade. Doug is also past president of the SBOA and is a Canadian Registered Building Official (CRBO), the top designation of certification by ACBOA (Alliance of Canadian Building Officials Association). He has been a Technical Advisor with the Building Code Training for Canadians course and is a member of the National Committee responsible for the development of the National Occupational Standard for Professional Building Officials. He also sat as a member of a National Committee responsible to develop a model National Building Official Education and Certification program. Doug is the main contact for PBI’s location in Weyburn.

R-Class 2 Building Official / operations manager

Bob Baker

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Bob joined PBI in 2018 as the Operations Manager. Bob obtained his Class 1 Building Officials Licence in 2014 and was employed as a Building Inspector II, as well as a Systems Analyst, with the City of Regina Building Standards Department until his employment with PBI.  Bob received his R-Class 2 licence in the fall of 2018 and is currently serving his second term as Secretary for the SBOA.

R-CLASS 2 BUILDING OFFICIALS

William (Bill) Hudema

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Bill was involved in the building industry for over 35 years before joining PBI in 2007. Bill obtained his Class 1 Building Officials licence in 2007 and has performed thousands of NBC inspections at all stages of construction. Bill obtained his CCBO (Canadian Certified Building Official) certification in 2010 through ACBOA and his restricted R-Class 2 Building Officials licence in April 2014. Bill is a member of SBOA.

David Kashmere

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David was an Architectural Technologist for SaskTel Buildings & Engineering Department for 30 years before joining PBI in 1999. David obtained his Class 1 Building Officials licence in 2009 and has performed hundreds of NBC and pre-purchase home inspections. David obtained his restricted R-Class 2 Building Officials licence in April 2014. David is a member of SBOA and SASTT

Walter Schroeder

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Walter was in the telecommunications industry for 37 years, including sales, technical and operations. Walter joined PBI in 2012 after obtaining his Class 1 Building Officials licence, which was motivated by his interest and involvement with a variety of construction projects over the years.  Walter obtained his restricted R-Class 2 licence in January 2019. Walter is a member of SBOA.

CLASS 1 BUILDING OFFICIALS

Grant Paulson

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Grant joined PBI in 2014 after retiring from a 42 year career as a Canadian Certified Public Health Inspector - CPHI(C). Grant spent significant time on construction sites during his career and obtained his Class 1 Building Officials licence in 1999. Grant is based in PBI's Weyburn location and is a member of CIPHI and SBOA. 

David Kindred

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Dave was involved with residential and commercial construction at a very young age and has over 35 years experience with building projects of every type. Dave joined PBI in 2005 as a Condominium Reserve Fund Analyst for PBI's subsidiary company, Reserve Pro. Dave obtained his Class 1 Building Officials licence in 2013 and is a member of SBOA.