Scheduling Inspections by Phone

The City of Tacoma Planning & Development Services department has an easy to use phone system for managing inspections and making payments.

For printable inspection business cards click here.

Using the Phone System

  • Find your permit number (ex. BLDRN19-0992)
  • Dial (253) 573-2587
  • Press:
    1. for English
    2. for Spanish
  • Press:
    1. to Schedule an Inspection
    2. to Cancel or Reschedule an Inspection
    3. to Get Inspection Results
    4. to Make a Payment
  • Enter your Permit Number
  • Enter your Inspection Code (Refer to list below)

Click Permit Type to Find Inspection Code

Building
Fire
Plumbing & Mechanical
Site & Utility
Minimum Code

Building Permit Inspection Codes

  • 103 Footing
  • 105 Foundation Walls
  • 107 Building Slab – Insulation
  • 109 Mono Slab
  • 111 CMU Walls
  • 115 Under Floor
  • 117 Framing
  • 118 Energy Insulation
  • 119 Roof Nailing
  • 121 Shafts
  • 123 Shear Nail
  • 125 Suspended Ceiling
  • 127 Drywall
  • 135 Mechanical Ground Work
  • 136 Plumbing Ground Work
  • 137 Gas Piping
  • 138 Mechanical Rough In
  • 139 Plumbing Rough In
  • 145 Fire – Fire Extinguisher Placement
  • 147 Fire – Knox Box
  • 149 Fire – Smoke Control
  • 151 Fire – Elevator
  • 189 Fire – Final
  • 191 Backflow Preventer Final
  • 199 Mechanical Final
  • 299 Plumbing Final
  • 999 Building Final

Fire Permit Inspection Codes

  • 155 Fire Alarms – Partial
  • 157 Sprinkler Cover
  • 159 Sprinkler Hydrostatic Test
  • 161 Fire Pump
  • 163 Kitchen Hood
  • 167 Standpipe
  • 169 Underground Cover
  • 171 Underground Hydrostatic Test
  • 173 Underground Flush
  • 175 Pre-Engineered Suppression
  • 177 Radio Enhancement System
  • 179 13D Sprinkler Cover
  • 181 13D Sprinkler Hydrostatic Test
  • 183 13D Sprinkler Bucket Test
  • 185 13D Sprinkler Pump
  • 999 Final

Plumbing & Mechanical Permit Inspection Codes

  • 135 Ground Work
  • 137 Gas Piping
  • 139 Rough In
  • 141 Ceiling Cover
  • 143 Medical Gas
  • 191 Backflow Preventer Final
  • 999 Final

Site & Utility Permit Inspection Codes

  • 409 Erosion Control
  • 419 Site Visit

Minimum Code Inspection Codes

  • 301 Courtesy Inspection
  • 303 Fire Damage
  • 305 Adult Care
  • 307 Occupancy Load
  • 309 Daycare
  • 311 Life Safety
  • 313 Pre-Move