All building permits require an inspection conducted by our trained, professional inspectors to review:

  • footings, foundation, and plumbing
  • mechanical, electrical, and structural frames
  • insulation, lathe, and drywall

Building inspections ensure construction meets all municipal ordinances and state building codes and new or remodeled buildings are constructed according to the plans approved by the Community Development Department.


Scheduling Process

To schedule an inspection, use the 'Schedule Online Inspection" link under External Links below or call the 24-hour automated

The caller may request inspections for the next working day prior to 4 p.m.  Calls made after 4 p.m. that day will be scheduled for the second working day following.  If you want to be contacted by the inspector prior to the inspection, please leave a detailed message and a contact number for your inspector.  For more information, please contact the Building Division.

If you are unable to schedule an appointment online, please Contact Us for assistance with the online inspection system or to schedule directly with a Building Inspector.

All building inspections are included in the permit fee; no additional costs are added.

  • For building inspection hours, please visit the Hours of Service page.  
  • Special Inspection and Testing Agreement may be required by the project engineer.


External Links

Schedule An Online Inspection

This City of Stockton web page last reviewed on --- 6/21/2016