Who should I call to request an inspection?

The City will make every effort to provide inspections on your requested date. However, please be aware the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code allows two working days from the date of request to perform the inspection.

You can request your inspections by phone or online.

  • Please call 757-382-CITY (2489) to request an inspection. The operator is on duty Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Online inspection requests via eBuild.

Please provide the below information when requesting inspections:

  • Permit Number
  • Property Address
  • Type of Inspections
  • Contractor's Name
  • Phone Number
  • Requestor Name

All requested inspections should be directed to and processed by the City's Customer Contact Center at 757-382-CITY (2489). You may also submit your inspection request online via the City of Chesapeake Customer Contact Center or online via eBuild.

Next-business-day inspection requests by phone must be received by 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Any requests after 3 p.m. on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday will be scheduled for Tuesday.

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