What are different types of inspections?

Investigation Inspection

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.

Special/Deputy Inspection

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

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1. How do I know if I live within the City of San Gabriel boundaries or LA County?
2. How long does it take to review plans for a building plan check?
3. I have an inspection scheduled. When can I find out the time the inspector will be coming out?
4. How soon will I be able to schedule an inspection after I call?
5. What department is responsible for scheduling occupancy inspections?
6. Do my permits or plans ever expire?
7. Where can I find a copy of the city's municipal code?
8. What year/version of the building codes have been adopted and are currently being enforced by the City?
9. Is a City permit required for re-roofing?
10. What are the plan check fees?
11. Why do I need an inspection?
12. What if I make changes to the approved plans?
13. What are different types of inspections?