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Building Inspections

Scheduling an Inspection

Inspections must be requested by 4:00 PM to schedule an inspection the following business day. Staff cannot accommodate scheduled times. To schedule an inspection, call the Building and Safety Division at (760) 337-4508. In the event that your call is not answered please leave a voice mail and provide the following information:

  • Permit Number
  • Street Address
  • Date of inspection
  • Name on the Building Permit
  • Your Telephone Number
  • Type of Inspection Requested
  • Special instructions on how to access the property

Preparing for your Inspection

  • Ensure that the inspector can access the property
  • Relocate any dogs or other animals away from the project site
  • Have your permit card and approved building plans ready. If no one is present leave it in a visible location
  • Provide a Cal-OSHA approved ladder at the project site for roofing inspections
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