Building Inspections

Building inspections ensure that projects are constructed in compliance with codes and the approved permit and plans. View a list of Frequently Asked Questions.

Information You Need Before Scheduling an Inspection
Prior to scheduling your inspection, please have the following information available:
  • Project number (last 6 digits), contractor's name and phone number
  • Project address, including floor number, suite number etc.
  • Type of inspection needed
  • Date desired for inspection
Scheduling an Inspection
There are some important facts to keep in mind when scheduling an inspection:
  • Please request inspection at least 24 hours in advance of your desired inspection date.
  • The Citizen Self-Service (CSS) portal is available 24 hours a day, seven days per week.
  • Inspections are scheduled in the order they are received until all available inspection slots are filled.
  • Inspections are performed between 8:00am-12:00pm and 12:00pm-5:00pm.
  • Once your inspection is scheduled, you may review the "Today's Building Inspection Schedule" document linked above to find your scheduled window.

Cancel or Reschedule Inspection
Please call (650) 522-7172. We strive to perform timely, accurate, and efficient inspections.