Springfield DPW
Development and Public Works Home Building Inspections

Requesting an Inspection

To schedule an inspection please call the Inspection Request Line: 541.726.3769. Appointments for inspection requests cannot be taken, however, to the extent possible, we will accomodate requests for either a morning (a.m.) or afternoon (p.m.) request.

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 shcedueld for the next business day. Please be sure your insepction request includes the following:

  • Date of Inspection Request: morning or afternoon preference or concrete pour time if applicable
  • Permit Number: Also referred to as City-designated job number
  • Site Address: This is the job site location for the inspection request
  • Type of Inspection: Please tell us what kind of inspection you are requesting

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



City of Springfield, Oregon