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Building Inspections & Safety

Building safety provides plan review and inspection services for home improvement and construction projects. It is our goal that the structures in the Springfield community are safe and meet State Building Code and local code requirements.

Building Safety Counter Hours
8:00 am – 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Monday through Friday (excluding holidays)

Phone: 541.726.3753
Fax: 541.726.3676
Inspection Request Line: 1-888-299-2821

Building Official, David Bowlsby

For Building Permits and Applications, please visit our Resource Center.

Contractors apply online at BuildingPermits.Oregon.gov

Weekly Permits Issued Reports 2018

Weekly Permits Issued Reports 2017

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Building Inspections

Requesting an Inspection

All inspection requests must be received prior to 7:00 a.m. on the day the inspection is needed. Requests received after 7:00 a.m. will be scheduled for the next business day.

Click Here to Schedule Inspection


Inspection App for iPhones

Inspection App for Android Phones

Inspectors are available by telephone between 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. and, depending on the volume of inspections, also from approximately 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. To contact an inspector please call 541.726.3753.

Inspection Result Abbreviations

BWOP: built without permit
CWOI: covered without inspection
IO: information only
NOK: not approved
NR: not ready
OK: approved
POK: partially approved
TO: temporary occupancy
UGE: unable to gain entry
WIR: wrong inspection requested
IRC: inspection request cancelled
c/n: if left in notes, indicates the inspector left a correction notice