FAQ - Inspections
To request an inspection call our Building Inspection Request Line.
Before requesting an inspection, all property corners must be clearly marked. To speak directly with a building inspector, please call between 7 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. Monday through Thursday.
The permit holder or the permit holder’s agent is responsible for requesting inspections. You should verify final inspection approval prior to use of your structure. Click here to learn when to schedule inspections.
Before 4:00 p.m. Monday – Friday. Have the permit number handy; answer the questions as they are asked. We may not be able to track down the permit number by the owners name or street address. You may miss an inspection if you don’t provide a permit number. The inspection card and approved plans are required to be available to the inspector when the inspector arrives at the job site.
The building inspectors can be reached directly by calling (360) 786-5489 between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. Monday through Thursday.
Please allow 3 working days for inspection.
If the structure is occupied, an adult must be present during the inspection.
To see a checklist for the final residential building inspection, click here.
Re-inspection fees may be assessed:
After the final inspection has been completed and approved. Carpeting, painting, interior doors, and finish work not regulated by code need not be complete for final inspection.
Thurston County Permit Assistance Center, 2000 Lakeridge Drive SW,
Olympia, WA 98502-6045.
Phone: (360) 786-5490. TDD line: (360) 754-2933. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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