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Building Inspections
(805) 564-5492 

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Mailing Address:
City of Santa Barbara
Community Development Dept.
Building & Safety Division, Inspections
PO BOX 1990
Santa Barbara, CA 93102


Building Inspections


To request a building inspection, call or email us with the following:

  • 9-digit permit case # (e.g. BLD####-#####)
  • Address for the inspection
  • Type(s) of inspection needed
  • Name of person to be contacted 
  • Phone number for contact by the inspector
  • Date desired for inspection

We currently accept requests until 6:30 AM on the day of the requested inspection.

The Building & Safety Division is closed every other Friday. See the City's Calendar of Events.

Inspections During Holiday Closure: Most City Land Development offices will be closed beginning December 22, 2022 and resume business on Tuesday, January 3, 2023. Building inspections will continue to be scheduled for Dec 22nd, 27th-30th and resume again January 3, 2023.


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