Scheduling a Building Inspection
The County of Santa Cruz will be closed during the following Furlough and Holiday dates, November 25th through November 29th and December 24th through January 3rd.
Inspections scheduling is suspended during these dates.
Please schedule your inspection requests before and after these Furlough and Holiday dates.
Attention: Inspections shall be scheduled as follows,
Inspections may be scheduled Monday through Friday only, no later than 3:30pm on the business day prior to the requested inspection date.
Inspections may be scheduled for all areas on the following days:
Monday through Thursday.
Friday inspections are limited to A.M. only and as noted below.
Note: The following types of inspections may not be scheduled for Fridays : Final inspections and complex inspections. When in doubt about whether your inspection may be scheduled for a Friday, please contact you inspector prior to scheduling the day before.
Inspections may be scheudled using the online inspection scheduling tool locatedbelow. Once you have completed and sent the inspection request form, a confirmation email will be sent indcating that your inspection has been received and scheduled.
Due to the high volume of inspections and the uncertain length of each inspection we cannot make specific appointment times for inspections. However, you may call your inspector on the morning of the requested inpsection between 8:00 and 9:00 am to verify the inspection time frame, typically a two to three hour window.
Inspection Districts and Inspector Contact Phone Numbers:
Inspections may also be scheduled using our automated phone inspection scheduling system, (831)454-2077. When using this system you will need the follwing information from your permit card:
- The permit number,
- The project address,
- The nearest cross street,
- The day the inspection is requested,
- A return phone number for contact,
- Any special instructions such as gate codes.
Please speak slowly and clearly. Partial or unclear requests will not be scheduled.