Schedule an inspection for below types of work:
Schedule online or over the phone at 616-456-4100.
If you are scheduling an appointment for fire operational permits, fire alarm permits, and special events using fire/pyrotechnics, you will need to call the City Fire Department at 616-456-3818.
If you are looking for another inspection type, please call 311 (or 616-456-3000).
Permit Number (ex. BC-ELEC-2024-9234)
Note: You can schedule online for all building and trade inspections except those done by the Fire Department. To request an inspection by the Fire Department, please call 616-456-3818.
Begin by visiting our WebPermits website, found here.
Before you finish scheduling, there are a few things the inspector needs. Details about the work that needs inspecting as well as how to access the work site. To do this, click in the Add Comments and Instructions box. Within the box, please provide us the below information about the work site, if applicable:
You can give us a call at the number listed in the Contact Us section of this page. We're happy to help you schedule an inspection!
Call us for instructions
To schedule a building or trade inspection, please call 616-456-4100.
Alternatively, feel free to give our automated scheduling system a call at 616-828-0115 and follow the prompts. You will need your permit number as well as an inspection code. A list of 3-digit inspection codes can be found under the Related Links side panel of this page.
You may visit our office to schedule an inspection. We're located at the address listed in the Contact Us section of this page.
Inspection Scheduling Codes
Inspection Scheduling Tutorial Video
WebPermits is the City's online inspection scheduling portal for all building and trade permits.
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