Inspection Guidelines


For next-day inspections, your requests must be made before 3:00 of the day before.  If you have any questions related to inspections, please call (305) 948-2965 (and press #1 for inspection information).

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.

ATTENTION: All inspection requests, as of Monday, March 13, 2023, must be completed online. The phone request line will be eliminated. Please log-in to our EDMS Portal at  at which point an inspection request can be madeFor general inspection questions, please call us at (305)919-3700.

Please note:  

  1. Mechanical Inspections are only conducted on Wednesday & Friday
  2. Planning & Zoning Inspections are only conducted on Monday, Wednesday & Thursday

When Inspections Occur

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


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 the required inspection schedules of the Florida Building Code

Inspection Types