Inspections allow the City to ensure the safety of buildings. Multiple inspections may be necessary at various points in the project so that the inspector can view components that may be covered during subsequent construction.
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The City’s address numbers go from the 100 block to the 2000 block. County address numbers are the 5000 to 8000 numbered blocks. Use our Service Locator to find out if your address is County or in San Gabriel City limits. If you are still unsure open the attached map for the City boundaries. If you are still uncertain, contact us for help at (626) 308-2806.
You can confirm the time frame by visiting our website and searching "building inspections". The schedule is posted by 7:30am the day of inspection.
Staff will advise you of the next available date.
This is coordinated through the Community Development Department at (626) 308-2806.
Yes, if the work authorized on the site by such permit has not commenced within 180 days or is suspended and/or abandoned for a period of 180 days after its issuance. A new code cycle is adopted every 3 years. Expired plans may need to be revised to meet the current code cycle.
We use the 2022 California Codes plus local amendments.
Yes, in all cases.
Due to the complexity of every project, plan check fees will be determined by the Community Development Department during counter hours or at (626) 308-2806 ext. 4629.
If changes are made after plans have been approved and issued, you must clear the changes with the Building Division and any other divisions depending on what is changing. Clearing changes can often take place over the counter, but changes do need to be addressed before the inspector arrives. The types of inspections that will often be required include:
This type of inspection is when the Building Inspector conducts an inspection of illegal construction, fire / collision damage to structures, or complaints and problems that come to the City's attention pertaining to Building & Safety.
Conducted by a special inspector that is specified in the plan to complete the necessary oversight. The deputy inspector is from an outside source and is not a member of the Building Division.
Note: Other inspections may be required in addition to the ones listed above depending on the project