Steve Every

April 9, 2021

March 31st, 2021 marked Steve Every’s last day as an Electrical Inspector for the Department of Planning – a position he has held for 32 years.

Steve has always demonstrated the highest degree of professionalism in carrying out his duties required of the post and is greatly respected by the industry for his knowledge and experience.

Director of the Department of Planning, Victoria Pereira, stated:

“As Director, I express my sincere gratitude for his longstanding commitment to the Department and Government of Bermuda. He has certainly left behind exceptionally big shoes to fill!

Please join me in wishing Steve the very best as he begins this new chapter of his life. I have shared with him that we will certainly still proceed with a celebration of his service as soon as its safer to do so.”

NOTICE – March 29th, 2021

March 29, 2021

To our valued customers and key stakeholders,

Please be advised of the following:

  • The Department is not open to walk in queries but continues to provide services.
  • Most officers are working from home, however, a skeleton crew are in the office and therefore the main number is still being used: 297-7756
  • Building and Electrical inspection requests should continue to logged using the code-a-phone: 297-7828
  • Officers can be contacted via email and via virtual meetings.
  • For general enquiries via email, persons should email
  • Website:
  • The Department’s system:
  • For inquiries on how to use our online system, please email the Information Systems Officer, Ms. Mandy Shailer

Please direct any queries and/or requests for appointments to the following public officers:

General enquiries:

General enquiries and Enforcement matters:

Building Permit enquiries:

Planning Application enquiries:

Draft Bermuda Plan 2018 enquiries:

Thank you for your patience and understanding.