Inspection Information

Scheduling an Inspection

To schedule an inspection, please call 651-554-3220 during the office hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please call 24 hours in advance. All inspections occur between 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The building official is available for questions Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.

Electrical Inspections

Electrical inceptions are scheduled with Patrick McMullen at 612-866-1979. He is available for calls Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

Roof and Siding Inspections

Pictures of the ice and water barrier application and house wrap are acceptable prior to scheduling your final inspection. You may bring them to our office or email them to Renee Schmitt showing the property address. We will respond to your email with an inspection date. All 3 tab shingles must have a 90 mph wind rating.

Windows / Doors Inspections

The Building Inspector will need to gain access to your home to check for smoke and carbon monoxide detectors and their placement.

Please see this handout (PDF) for information on placement.

Backflow Prevention

DLI Testing Fact Sheet (PDF)

The testing requirements for testable non-RPZ devices became effective for installations on or after January 23, 2016. Minnesota State Plumbing Code requires that all testable backflow devices be tested upon installation and annually thereafter by a certified backflow assembly tester.