Inspection Information

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City Hall Hours are Monday through Thursday 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM and alternate Fridays 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Before you plan a trip to City Hall, check out our One-Stop-Shop Counter Schedule to know when staff and services are available.

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Inspection Information:

Roof nail, rough plumbing, and rough electrical inspections must be inspected on separate inspection days, before the framing inspection request. If you would like more information regarding inspection procedures, please refer to our Building Inspection Procedures (PDF).

Inspections which are not ready or do not have the approved plans and inspection job card may be subject to a re-inspection fee.

Building inspections are performed Monday through Thursday and alternate Fridays, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, unless any of these days is a holiday. 

Building Inspectors are generally available for phone calls Monday through Thursday from 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM, and alternate open Fridays 8:00 AM to 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM to 5:00 PM. Building Inspectors can be reached at (310) 802-5533.

Inspection Request Procedure

Inspection requests for the next business day must be submitted the day before, before 3:00 PM, to be scheduled. You may come into City Hall, or call the automated request line. Any inspections requested on weekends, holidays, or after 3:00 PM on a business day, will be pushed out an additional business day.

The inspection request line is (310) 802-5542. This line is for inspection request voicemail messages only. When the recording begins, press * (asterisk) and be prepared to provide the following information:

  1. Project address
  2. Building permit number - or primary permit number associated to the project
  3. Three-digit code(s) associated to the inspection type(s)
  4. Whether you prefer an AM or PM inspection window - This is just a request, this does not guarantee the inspector will be there during this time period.

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