NOTICE: PDS CLOSED
Inspections are only conducted for the work identified on an issued permit. Stamped, approved plans and a copy of the issued permit must be posted and available for review on site.
Request your inspection through the SSPP.
Beginning this spring, the request line and web form will no longer be available for inspection requests. We ask that you sign up for the SSPP and begin using it for inspection requests. Click here for more information and to access SSPP user guides.
For a short time, inspections can still be requested by leaving a voice message at 360-282-3172. For a next-day inspection, all requests must be submitted by 4:00 p.m. the previous business day.
While City Staff endeavors to accommodate requests for specific inspection times, scheduling is subject to staff availability. Inspection services are not available on weekends and federally observed holidays.
For Public Works/Engineering inspections, please call 360-282-3171.
Certificate of Occupancy
A certificate of occupancy will be issued only after all building, mechanical, and plumbing permits have received final approval and after Public Works and Planning staff have confirmed that all requirements and conditions of approval have been met. Please allow up to a week for all departments to complete their inspections following notice that all work has been completed.
No changes or deviations shall be made to the approved plans without the written approval of the Building Official.
A re-inspection fee of $100 may be assessed for each inspection or re-inspection when such portion of the work for which inspection is called is not complete or when corrections called for are not made. This is not to be interpreted as requiring re-inspection fees the first time a job is rejected for failure to comply with code requirements, but as controlling the practice of calling for inspections before the job is not ready. When re-inspection fees have been assessed, no additional inspections will be performed until the fees have been paid.
If special inspections are required, copies of all special inspection reports must be forwarded to the Building Division and a completion letter from the special inspection firm must be submitted.