ePermitting Portal Account HoldersSchedule an Inspection
Does not require a PIN, however, the permit must have been applied for through your account.
Guest AccessSchedule an Inspection
Enter your permit number (ex. B12-3456) and PIN (ex. IR-12345) to find inspections that are available to request.
Next day inspections must be requested prior to midnight. Inspection times may be requested, however, there is no guarantee on inspection times. Scheduling inspections online is not compatible with some cell phones or tablets. For questions or assistance, please call 757-664-6565.
Inspection results are emailed to up to three registered email addresses, designated by the permit applicant.
No Inspection Days
Please note, there will be no inspections on the following city holidays:
|New Years Day - January 1st||Labor Day - 1st Monday in September|
|Martin Luther King's Birthday - 3rd Monday in January||Election Day - Tuesday after the first Monday in November|
|Presidents' Day - 3rd Monday in February||Veterans Day - November 11|
|Memorial Day - last Monday in May||Thanksgiving - 4th Thursday & Friday in November|
|Juneteenth - June 19th||Christmas Eve - December 24th|
|Independence Day - July 4th||Christmas Day - December 25th|
Work shall not proceed until the inspection has been approved for the various stages of construction:
Footing Inspection - To be made after all reinforcing steel is set and prior to the placing of any concrete, masonry, steel grillages or wood mat.
Foundation or Slab Inspection - After flood joists are placed on foundation walls before sub-floor is placed, or after vapor barrier, insulation and re-enforced wire has been placed for concrete floor slab.
Sheathing Inspection - All structural lumber must be grade-marked. All sheathing must be inspected for proper nailing before covering.
Frame & Masonry Inspection - To be made after all masonry, roofing, framing, fire-stopping, shafts and bracing are all in place, and all pipes, conduits, wiring, mechanical duct work and vents are complete and ready to cover.
Insulation Inspection - After all insulation is in place.
Fire Protection Inspection - In all buildings where plaster is used for fire protection purposes, the permit holder or his agent shall notify the Building Codes Inspector after all lathing and backing is in place. No plaster shall be applied until the approval of the Building Codes Inspector has been received.
Third Party Certifications - In all buildings or structures where Critical Structures Inspections or Special Inspections are required by either the USBC or the Building Commissioner, these third party engineering certifications must be submitted and approved prior to Final Inspection.
Final Inspection - To be made after the building is completed and ready for occupancy.