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Scheduling a Building Inspection with
Santa Cruz County, California

Attention: Inspections shall be scheduled as follows:

-CZU Lighting Fire projects, please schedule by calling the Recovery Permit Center (RPC) at 831-454-5323.

-ARD2023 permits processed and issued by the RPC should be scheduled using the phone number above.

-ARD2023 permits processed and issued by the Planning Division shall be scheduled using the Planning Division's online scheduling system below.

-All other projects, please continue using the following form below.

Inspections shall be scheduled by 3:00pm, at least one Santa Cruz County Government business day prior to the requested inspection date. (Holidays & weekends are excluded for scheduling from next day requests.)

Prior to scheduling, please use the link below for our 2024 County Holiday Schedule:
Santa Cruz County Holiday Calendar 2024

Inspection requests may be scheduled for all inspection districts for the following days:
Monday through Friday. Friday inspections are limited to AM only and as noted below.

Note: The following types of inspections shall not be scheduled for Fridays: final inspections or complex inspections. When uncertain about whether your inspection may be scheduled for a Friday, contact your district inspector prior to scheduling.

Once you have completed the online inspection request form, a confirmation email will be sent indicating your inspection request has been received and scheduled. (If you do not receive a confirmation, the form was not completed correctly.)