Inspection Guidelines


Only the contractor can schedule an inspection. No inspections can be scheduled until a copy of the Notice of Commencement (if required) has been delivered to the Building Department, and is also posted on the job site.

Inspections can be requested at any time by calling the inspection request line at 305-957-3530, or by submitting your request online. Inspection requests received by 3:30p.m. are scheduled for the following work day. 

A minimum of 24 hours advance notice is required. 

**Please note:  Mechanical and Planning & Zoning Inspections are only conducted on Monday, Wednesday & Friday**

**Please note:  Electrical Inspections are not conducted on Wednesdays**

When Inspections Occur

Inspections are done in the field daily, Monday through Friday, (except holidays) from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cancel an Inspection

If you have to cancel an inspection, please contact the Building Department at 305-948-2965 to avoid re-inspection fees.


Inspectors are available for questions on an appointment basis.

Requirements and Guidelines

The Building Department requires a number of inspections to be performed during the progress of the work depending on the size of the project, and based on required inspection schedules of the Florida Building Code

Inspection Types