Scheduling a Building Inspection with
Santa Cruz County, California
Attention: Inspections shall be scheduled as follows:
-CZU Lighting Fire projects, please schedule by calling the Recovery Permit Center (RPC) at 831-454-5323.
-ARD2023 permits processed and issued by the RPC should be scheduled using the phone number above.
-ARD2023 permits processed and issued by the Planning Division shall be scheduled using the Planning Division's online scheduling system below.
-All other projects, please continue using the following form below.
Inspections shall be scheduled by 3:00pm, at least one Santa Cruz County Government business day prior to the requested inspection date. (Holidays & weekends are excluded for scheduling next day requests.)
Prior to scheduling, please use the link below for our 2023 County Holiday Schedule:
Santa Cruz County Holiday Calendar 2023
Inspection requests may be scheduled for all inspection districts for the following days:
Monday through Friday. Friday inspections are limited to AM only and as noted below.
Note: The following types of inspections shall not be scheduled for Fridays: final inspections or complex inspections. When uncertain about whether your inspection may be scheduled for a Friday, contact Sean Livingston, Supervisor Building Inspector at Sean.Livingston@santacruzcountyca.gov prior to scheduling.
Once you have completed the online inspection request form, a confirmation email will be sent indicating your inspection request has been received and scheduled.(If you do not receive a confirmation, the form was not completed correctly.)