Inspection Process

Requesting an Inspection
Inspections can be requested by calling our automated IVR system at 239-321-7210. For more detail instructions on how to use the automated system, view the Quick Reference Guide to Using Automated Inspection Request Line (PDF).  Refer to the Inspection Code List (PDF) or your Inspection Record if printed after January 1, 2005.

Required Provided Information
All of the following information must be provided, or you will not receive an inspection:
  • The permit number
  • The 3-digit code for the type of inspection you are requesting
Request & Schedule Inspections Functions
  • Requests received after 5:30 a.m. will automatically be scheduled for the next business day
  • Service Change, Re-roof Dry In, and Re-roof In- Progress will allow the permit holder to request inspection at a estimated hour between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.
  • The system will not allow subcontractor inspection requests on buildings, pools or signs where the Electrical, Plumbing, Mechanical, Roofing and/or Gas subcontractor information has not been validated. This information is provided and validated at the time of application or issuance on the Subcontractor Worksheet
  • The system will prevent duplicate inspection requests for one day
  • The system will prevent scheduling inspection requests on inspections already approved.
Cancellation of Scheduled Inspections
  • Scheduled inspections can be cancelled through the system before 5:30 a.m. the morning of the inspection.
  • After 5:30 a.m., you must contact the office directly for assistance at 239-321-7920.
Inspection Results
The system will allow you to either:
  • Hear the results of all inspections scheduled on the permit
  • Receive a faxed report of inspection history on the permit by entering your fax number when prompted
  • Receive an email of inspection history on the permit if your email was provided at the time of permit application or issuance
For More Information
For more information or for assistance, please call 239-321-7920.