Getting an inspection

The City of Charleston Building Department will inspect all aspects of the construction as work progresses for both residential and commercial jobs

These inspections include: footer and foundation, rough-in plumbing, electric, HVAC, framing, ADA accessibility and final inspection for Certificate of Occupancy.

Inspection requests for the proposed construction must be called in 24 hours in advance to the permit office at (304) 348-6833 with the following information: property owner name; property address; contact phone number; contractor name; permit number; type of inspection needed. Please do not call the inspectors directly as they may not receive your call in a timely manner.