Inspectors are available by telephone from 8 to 8:30 a.m. and from 3:30 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday to answer your questions and take special inspection instructions.
Inspections are performed between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. daily. If you place your request prior to 6:30 a.m. that day, we will make every attempt to do a same-day inspection. Otherwise, it will be done the following business day.
If you need to cancel an inspection before 6:30 a.m. on the day of the scheduled inspection, use the Online Inspection Scheduling System. If you are canceling after 6:30 a.m. on the day of the scheduled inspection, you will need to call the main office number, 503-618-2845.
The City offers an Online Inspection System for building inspections. Using the online system you can schedule or cancel an inspection and review inspection results. You may also apply for, purchase and receive a variety of residential and commercial permits. The Online Inspection Brochure explains these services fully.
Using the online inspection scheduling system you can:
- Schedule an inspection
- Cancel an inspection
- Obtain inspection results
Be sure to have the Inspection Type Code List and your application number handy. For detailed directions, please refer to the Online Inspection Brochure .
The following checklists include some of the items commonly found to be incomplete or incorrect during the inspection process. These are only general lists and do not represent all possible corrections.
Residential Footing and Foundation Checklist
Residential Post and Beam Checklist
Residential Framing and Shear Wall Checklist
Residential Building & Mechanical Final Inspection Checklist
Residential Plumbing Underground-Post Beam Checklist
Residential Plumbing Rough In-Top Out Checklist
Residential Plumbing Final Checklist
Residential Electrical Service Checklist
Residential Electrical Cover Checklist
Residential Electrical Final Checklist
Tri-County Re-Roof Pre-Inspection Report
Tri-County Re-Roofing Guidelines