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

Please call (831) 646-3890 to schedule an appointment.

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 email the application to to schedule a Residential Property Inspection (RPI). Condominiums are exempt.

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 4:00 p.m. may be scheduled on the following day.

Voice: (831) 646-3890

Lori Williamson
Building Official

Laura Fisher
Administrative Assistant

Paul Abadilla
(831) 242-8795

Kevin Morgan
(831) 242-3987

Thane Wilson
Building Technician
(831) 242-8790

Debra Thomas
Administrative Assistant
(831) 242-8779

Mon -Fri 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.; 12:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Mon - Fri 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.; 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
(831) 646-3890

Building and Safety Office
580 Pacific Street, Room 4
Monterey, CA 93940