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Building Inspections

Building Inspections

The Building Division performs two types of inspections:

Residential Zoning Records Report (City Report) Inspection:

A residential property inspection requires that an exterior inspection and report be obtained through Building Permit & Inspection Services prior to the close of escrow, transfer of title for sale or exchange of any residential property, on all single-family dwellings, condos and apartment buildings. You can print the application form and fax it to (831) 646-5643 or bring it to our office.

Construction Inspections:

When calling the Inspection Line at (831)-646-3890 to schedule an inspection, please have the following information available:

  • Permit Number
  • Job Address - please include the street name and number
  • Type of Inspection needed
  • Date that the inspection is requested for
  • Name and phone number of whom to contact with questions.
  • No confirmation call will be made.

Please note:

  • For inspections, someone must be present if access is required.
  • The plans and job card must be left at the site for inspector review.
  • Permits expire one year after permit issuance or last inspection.
  • Inspection requests received before 2:00 p.m. will be scheduled for the next business day.
  • Inspection requests received after 2:00 p.m. may be scheduled on the following day.