Field Inspection Services

The Building Inspection Division provides field inspection on permitted work to insure code compliance. The division inspection staff are ICC (International Code Council) certified inspectors and perform combination inspections (one inspector for each job). Inspectors review construction in progress for compliance with approved plans and applicable codes. Inspectors also provide assistance by answering questions about trade practices.

Construction Hours
Sequence of Inspections


Schedule Inspections Online!

You can now schedule building inspections using our new online application.  This convenient new option allows home owners and contractors to schedule building inspections, check the status, reschedule and cancel inspections. The application can be used by clicking "WebPermits" below. 

Schedule An Inspection Over the Automated Phone System
Inspections may be scheduled by calling (408) 866-2706. To speak to your inspector, call the morning of the scheduled inspection between 8:15 A.M and 8:30 A.M. Do not call earlier than 8:15 A.M. or later than 8:30 A.M. The inspectors leave the office promptly at 8:30 A.M.
If you have other questions concerning inspection services, please call (408) 866-2130.

Construction Hours

​Monday - Friday​
​8 a.m. - 5 p.m.​

​ 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

​No work on Sundays or State and Federal Holidays
​(Exceptions may be granted for public projects. Contact the Engineering Division at (408) 866-2150 for public projects.)