How can an inspection be arranged?

An inspection request can be made by calling the Building and Safety Department at 805-524-7125. Requests for inspections must be made by 5 pm the prior business day to the desired inspection. Request for inspections can be phoned in 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, the above phone number is served by a voice mail if no one is available.

When calling to request an inspection, please have the following information available:

  • The address of the job
  • The permit number
  • The type of inspection requested
  • The type of building (i.e. single family, apartment, commercial)

Request for AM or PM inspections can be usually be honored, but cannot be guaranteed. Once all inspection request are in and inspection route has been determined the by contacting the inspector may be able to provide a more precise time, but actual times cannot be provided.

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