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Property Inspections

There are two types of inspections performed by the Building Permit & Inspection Services Division -  Residential Property Inspections and Construction Inspections.

Residential Property Inspections

A residential property inspection requires that an exterior inspection and report be obtained through Building Permit & Inspection Services prior to the close of escrow, transfer of title for sale or exchange of any residential property, on all single-family dwellings and apartment buildings.

You can print the application, fax it to our office at (831) 646-5643, or bring it to our office to schedule a Residential Property Inspection (RPI).

Contact Us

Permits & Inspections Office
580 Pacific Street, Room 4
Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 646-3890
Fax: (831) 646-5643

Monday - Friday
Open: 8 to noon and
12:30 to 4 p.m.*
Closed: noon - 12:30 p.m.
*Available by phone until 5 p.m.

John Kuehl
Building Official/Chief of Inspection Services, ADA Coordinator
email

Lisa Feliciano
Administrative Assistant II
email

Construction Inspections

When calling to set up an inspection, please have the following information available:

  • Permit Number
  • Job Address - please include the street name and number
  • Type of Inspection needed
  • Date that the inspection is requested for
  • Name and phone number of whom to contact with questions. No confirmation call will be made.

Please note:

  • For inspections someone must be present. The plans and job card must be left at the site for inspector review.
  • Permits expire one year after permit issuance or last inspection.
  • Inspection requests received before 2:00 p.m. will be scheduled for the next business day.
  • Inspection requests received after 2:00 p.m. may be scheduled on the following day.