Building & Safety –
“Inspection service will not be available on Thursdays until 10:00am due to staff meeting.”
Building inspection assists homeowners, contractors and businesses to ensure building projects are constructed in accordance with approved plans and in accordance with applicable local and state regulations. It assists customers in the timely completion of projects by providing lunchtime, after hours and weekend inspections when requested.
As your construction project progresses, inspections by the City of Milpitas Building Inspectors are required. It is the responsibility of the person performing the work under this permit to contact the Building & Safety Department to schedule inspections. Construction is limited to the hours of 7:00am to 7:00pm each day. (MMC V-213-3 (b)) and is NOT permitted on City Holidays List here.
To help assure that your project will start smoothly and will be completed on time, a Pre-Construction Meeting may be required prior to the start of construction for projects such as grading, demolition, new buildings, large tenant improvements.
Inspections may be scheduled 24 hours a day online or by phone:
In an effort to further improve customer service and streamline the permitting process, the inspection results may be accessed 24 hours a day:
Additional Inspection Information:
Special Inspection and Testing may be required on certain types of work. If it is required in your project, it will be listed on the approved set of plans. Both of the 2 forms contained in the following link shall be completed, signed and returned to the Building and Safety Department for approval prior to permit issuance:
Special Inspection and Testing shall be performed by recognized agencies as listed below:
The qualification of the Recognized Special Inspection and Testing Agencies is determined by the following procedural guidelines: