How do I schedule an inspection?

You may schedule an inspection online through Citizen Services until 5:00 a.m. (the morning of the requested inspection) or by phone at (925) 833-6620 until 4:45 p.m. the business day before the requested inspection.  All inspection requests received after 5:00 a.m. can be performed the following business day.  You may request either a morning or afternoon inspection. Morning inspections are performed between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m., while afternoon inspections are performed between 11:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

To speak with an inspector, you may call the morning of the inspection between 7:15 a.m. and 8:00 a.m.  Please note, we cannot give out exact inspection times due to unexpected issues that may arise in the field.  We will do our best to accommodate each applicant’s needs. 

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1. When do I not need a building permit?
2. When do I need a building permit?
3. How do I schedule an inspection?
4. Can I call and get a specific time for my morning or afternoon inspection?
5. Why do I need a permit?
6. Who can take out permits for work at a residence?
7. How do I obtain a building permit?
8. What items need to be submitted for a spa permit?
9. How high does a fence have to be around a pool or spa?
10. Does a portable (self-contained) spa need a permit?
11. How deep does a gas line have to be buried?
12. How deep does an electric line need to be buried?
13. Is a permit required for a block retaining wall?
14. Do I need a permit for lawn sprinklers?
15. Is a permit required for replacement of a water heater?
16. Is a permit required to replace a garbage disposal or dishwasher?
17. Is a permit required to replace a shower pan, bathtub, or the tile surrounds?
18. Is a permit required to install a freestanding fireplace or fireplace insert?
19. Do I have to be present during the inspection?
20. What type of information do I need to submit for residential remodels and additions?
21. How long does it take for the plan review for additions?
22. Do I need to submit energy calculations for a residential addition?
23. What type of foundation can I use for my addition?
24. What codes are the City of Dublin using?
25. How many inspections do I need for my re-roof permit?
26. Do you have any type of expedition process for my plan check?
27. Is a resubmittal given the same turnaround time of three weeks as a first-time submittal?
28. Can I get two inspections for the same job in the same day?
29. If I do the work myself, why can't my valuation be lower than if I hired a contractor?
30. Is it better for the owner or the contractor to pull permits?
31. Can I pay for my business license when I pay for my permit and use one check?
32. Do I need to submit structural calculations for a residential addition?
33. Can I pay for my permit with a credit card?
34. Does the City offer any evening inspections?