Requesting Inspections

Remote Building, Electrical, and Mechanical Inspections 

 The Remote Inspection page provides the details for the set up and scheduling of remote inspections.

On Site Inspections

Schedule Online

To schedule a field inspection by going to our Field Inspection Portal. Click here for a helpful guide on how to use the field inspection scheduler.


Inspections located in the following areas are limited to one day a week for on site inspections:
  • Ajo, Why & Lukeville areas: Tuesdays only
  • Arivaca, Sasabe areas: Wednesdays only
  • Mt. Lemmon areas: Thursdays only
Note: Remote inspections are not limited to the days of the week listed above and may be scheduled anytime during normal operating inspection hours.

Schedule By Phone

To schedule to have an inspector visit your permitted job site you can call 520-724-6970 for the Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system.

Before calling, you will need to have on hand:
  • Your 10-digit permit number (Note: The letters in your permit number should be ignored when scheduling on the IVR. i.e. – P21BP00001 should be entered as 2100001).
  • The 4-digit inspection code(s) located on your permit (If you have an old permit with 5-digit inspection codes, please delete the leading "0").

IVR Menu options

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

1. English
2. Spanish
1. Schedule an Inspection
2. Cancel or Reschedule an Inspection
3. Check Results
1. Building Permit
2. Septic Permit
3. Site Permit
4. Building and Site Combination
5. Aquatic Facility

Easily avoided problems:

  • Prepare for your inspection by consulting the Inspection Requirements.
  • Make sure the site address is clearly posted.
  • If you need to leave a gate code or directions listen for the prompt to "leave a message for your inspector".

Custom or Same-Day Field Inspections:

Clients seeking a custom field inspection such as a week-end, a specific time, or same-day shall call the Building Inspection Supervisor at 520-724-6716. There may be an additional charge for custom field inspections.

IVR Frequently Asked Questions

Why do I get a busy signal?(Click for more)

A busy signal means that all lines are in use. This may occur during the peak times of 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. Please try again.

What do conditions attached to my permit mean and why can't I proceed with my inspections?

Conditions are requirements that you must meet in order to be in compliance with various building codes, zoning codes, ordinances and policies. These conditions and their descriptions are located on your permit.

What is a Prior to Final?

A Prior to Final Inspection (P2F) Condition needs to be satisfied before you can schedule final inspection.

What if I need to cancel my inspection?

An inspection must be cancelled before 4:00 p.m. on the business day prior to the inspection day. Inspections cancelled after 4 p.m. will be assessed a re-inspection fee.

When I call, how soon will my inspection be?

The inspections are made on the next working day after you call and request them. There is a 4:00 P.M. cut off for next day inspections. This means if you call before 4:00 P.M. on Monday the inspection will be scheduled for Tuesday.

How do I contact the inspector?

The inspector supervisor accept calls at 520-724-6716 Monday through Friday.

What time will my inspector be at my property?

Building inspections are scheduled between the hours of 7:00 A.M. and 3:00 P.M., Monday through Friday. Due to the large number of inspections scheduled each day and the distance between the inspections, we are unable to accommodate specific time requests.

Will my inspector call me before he shows up?

No, unless the inspector needs to call for directions, or if a message and phone number has been left while scheduling the inspection.

Did I pass my inspection?

see inspection results at "View Inspection Summary" at The help guide shows how.

Did the IVR schedule my inspection?

It was scheduled if you received a confirmation number. This can be confirmed by going to

What inspection do I schedule next?

This is dependent on your permit. Inspection information may be found within the Inspection Requirements document.
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