FAQ Topic: Inspection Scheduling

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These inspections focus on structural components such as: life safety elements, energy conservation, disabled accessibility, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical systems.  The purpose of these inspections is to ensure that contractors and owner-builders construct their projects in a manner consistent with the approved construction plans and state adopted codes and standards. Prior to commencing any work, … Continued

New remote video inspections are available for interior occupancy areas!

In continuing with best practices recommended by the CDC, the Building Safety Division is using caution to provide essential services for the construction industry. Building inspections have continued while adhering to the social distancing protocols. Inspections may be performed on-site or by an interactive video call. The Building Safety Division encourages you to schedule inspections. … Continued

Non-approved inspections

If your requested inspection is not approved, the inspector will write a Correction Notice. The notice will identify the items that need to be corrected. After corrections have been completed, you will need to re-schedule a follow-up inspection.

Inspection results

The inspector signs the Job Card at the job site. When the inspector returns to the office at the end of the day, the inspection results are entered into the City’s permit database. You can check your inspection results online.

Canceling an inspection

To cancel an inspection, call the Building Safety Division at (714) 647-5853 before 8:30 am on the day of your scheduled inspection.

Requesting an inspection

To request an inspection, call (714) 667-2738 or schedule your inspection online. Before scheduling an inspection, please have the following information ready: Permit and Pin numbers (Pin number is located at the top right corner of your permit, under the permit number) Complete address, include suite numbers Type of inspection: structural, plumbing, mechanical, electrical Inspection Code (located … Continued

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