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Inspection Services

inspection Hours

Summer (Apr-Oct) 6:00am-2:30pm
Winter (Nov-Mar) 7:00am-3:30pm

 

Customer Alerts

Lowest Floor and FEMA Certification Requirements 

Temporary Fencing Requirements

Temporary Power Deposits

Limited Saturday Inspections Available

Credit Card Policy

 

Inspection Scheduling

How do I Schedule an Inspection?

Schedule/Cancel Inspections On-Line -Inspections can be scheduled for a single day from a choice of five business days.  Requires keycode printed on permit.

Check Inspection Status - by permit number

 

Fire & Life Safety Inspections


Call 480-312-1855

Fire Inspections Request Form
(pdf/92kb/1p/5-June-06)

contact your inspector 

Map_iconBuilding Inspector's Phone#
Public Works Inspector's Phone# 

 

Key Resources

ADA Compliance

Building Permit FAQ

Encroachment Permit FAQ

Certificate of Occupancy

Construction Debris in Alleyways(pdf/87kb/2pp)

Dirt Hauls 

Dust Control Permits - Issued by Maricopa County

Lockout/Tagout Agreements

Special Inspections Certification Form
(pdf/25kb/1p)

Setback Certificate (pdf/53kb/1p) 

Notice of After Hours Inspection (pdf/37kb/1p)

Occupancy Clearance Agreement (pdf/38kb/1p)

Utilities - Developer Provided

 

Benchmarks

Building Permits

Case History Maps

Encroachment Permits


For an estimated time your inspection will occur,
please call your inspector on the morning of your inspection between 6:00 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. during our summer hours (Apr-Oct) and between 7:00 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. during our winter hours (Nov-Mar). Have your permit number or job address available so your call can be directed to the appropriate inspector. Only the inspector can give you an estimated time of arrival.

 


The Inspection Job Card
(received at the time of permit issuance) must be posted on the job site with an approved set of plans for the inspector's use. All construction must be inspected before any completed work is covered or concealed - i.e. foundation, electrical rough wiring, etc.

Sample Job Cards & Inspection Checklists

Required Inspections

All construction or work for which a permit is required is subject to city inspections and must remain accessible and exposed for inspection purposes until approved.The following inspections are required, depending upon the amount of work being done:

 

  1. Foundation inspection: When the excavation for footings is completed, with steel reinforcement in place, but before any concrete is placed.
  2. Under-slab or under-floor inspection: When under-slab or under-floor plumbing, mechanical and /or electrical is installed, including the subfloor.
  3. Masonry inspection: When required; reinforcing steel is in place, but before grouting.
  4. Roof deck – strap & shear wall: When all roof sheathing is nailed, straps and tiedowns are in place.
  5. Framing inspection: When all walls, fire blocking, draftstops and fireplaces are completed and all electrical, plumbing and mechanical work are roughed in, but before any of this work is covered.
  6. Insulation inspection: When insulation is in place, prior to installation of gypsum board.
  7. Lath or gypsum board inspection: When all lath is in place, but before any plastering is applied.
  8. Final inspection: When the building or construction is complete and all electrical, plumbing and mechanical fixtures are in place but before the structure is occupied.

 

 

New Policy

A new Certificate of Occupancy permit was approved with the 07/08 FY Budget (effective July 1, 2007) for the visual inspection of an existing building.
Per Maricopa County requirements, one potential customer of this service will be the operator of a new residential assisted living facility. The cost of this permit issuance and the inspection is $128. 
 

Construction Crew Hours

Scottsdale Revised City Code Section 31-32, subsection 116 - Construction Activity regulates the times construction activity may start and stop, with exceptions.

Summer Hours:  Summer hours shall begin April 1st and shall be in effect through October 31st. No work shall commence prior to 6:00 AM nor continue after 7:00 PM, Monday through Friday.  Work on Saturday and Sunday shall be restricted to 7:00 AM through 7:00 PM.  Sunday work shall only be conducted when the applicant demonstrates in writing justifiable cause for this work.

The city may establish other times as necessary based on the geographical location of the job site in relation to surrounding occupancies, buildings and structures.

Winter Hours:  The remaining portion of the year not designated as summer hours shall be winter hours.  No work shall commence prior to 7:00 AM nor continue after 5:00 PM Monday through Friday.  Work on Saturday and Sunday shall be restricted to 8:00 AM through 5:00 PM.  Sunday work shall only be conducted when the applicant demonstrates in writing justifiable cause for this work.

The city may establish other times as necessary based on the geographical location of the job site in relation to surrounding occupancies, buildings and structures.

Need Help? 

Planning and Development Services
480-312-7800
P & D Online
PlanningInfo@ScottsdaleAZ.gov

 

Long Range Planning Department
480-312-7990
Long Range Planning

 

Current Planning Department
480-312-7000
Current Planning

 

Development Services Department / One Stop Shop
480-312-2500
One Stop Shop Online

 

Neighborhood Resources Department
480-312-3111
Neighorhood Resources

 

Plan Review
480-312-7080
Plan Review Info

 

Inspections
480-312-5750
Inspections Info

 

Records
480-312-2356
Records, Research & Reports