Inspection Scheduling Procedures


You can schedule your building, electrical and plumbing inspection in one of three ways: through the web, by calling or visiting our office. By using one of the three options, you can schedule, reschedule or cancel an inspection, as well as obtain results of the inspections.  

Computer Call Man with laptop

You can schedule your inspection
service(s) online 24 hours a day,
if you have a valid DBI online account.

First Time User? Register Here.



You can call our automated
system 24 hours a day or
reach our staff during our
regular business hours.

  • Voice Inspection Scheduling
    Automated System
    (415) 575-6955
    Available 24/7
    Inspection Codes
  • Inspection Services
    (415) 558-6570
    M-F 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM

You can visit our office to speak
with inspection staff in person to
get your inspection services scheduled. 

DBI Inspection Services
1660 Mission Street
3rd Floor
M-F 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM




When requesting for an inspection, please have the following information ready:

1. Permit Number 

2. Type of Building: Residential or Commercial

3. Specific Location of Inspection within the building

4. Type of Inspection:

  • Building: Reinforcing Steel, Rough Frame, Insulation, OK to Cover, Sheetrock, Final, etc.
  • Electrical: Rough Wiring, Green Tag, Fire Alarm, Survey, Final, etc.
  • Plumbing: Underground, Rough Plumbing, Fire Sprinkler, Final, etc.
  • Mechanical: Underground, Rough Mechanical, Final, etc.

If you are requesting an inspection from the Housing Inspection Services Division, such as a Routine Inspection for a hotel, residential motel or apartment building, please contact the Housing Inspection Services Division at 1660 Mission Street, 6th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103 or (415) 558-6220.

5. Preferred Date and Session (AM/PM) of Inspection

6. Site contact person's name and phone number