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MAIN OFFICE PHONE:  (540) 375-3032|E-MAIL:  communitydev@salemva.gov
HOURS:  M-F 8am-5pm |LOCATION:  21 South Bruffey Street, Salem, VA 24153

Inspection Types

MAIN OFFICE PHONE:  (540) 375-3032|E-MAIL:  communitydev@salemva.gov
HOURS:  M-F 8am-5pm |LOCATION:  21 South Bruffey Street, Salem, VA 24153

Inspection Request

PHONE: (540) 375-3037

Office Hours for Inspectors

Mon-Fri 8 am- 8:30 am & 4:30 pm - 5 pm

The Office of Building Inspections performs the following inspections:
    Building, Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing Inspections

All inspection requests received prior to 8:30 a.m. will be done that day. This includes inspection requests left on our voice mail. 

The sequence of inspections for each type of inspection is listed below:

You must have the permit number and job address to request an inspection. Only the permit holder may request an inspection.

Building Inspections:
  1. Footings- When ready for inspection-slab
  2. Foundation & Drain Tile- When ready
  3. Framing & Insulation-After Rough-in electrical, plumbing, and mechanical inspections have been approved.
  4. Final-After Final electrical, plumbing and mechanical inspections have been approved.
Electrical Inspections:
  1. Temporary Electric-When ready for inspection
  2. Rough-In- Before framing and insulation inspection
  3. Final- Before final building inspection
Plumbing Inspections:
  1. Ground Work - Before concealment
  2. Sewer & Water Lines - When ready for inspection
  3. Rough-In - Before framing and insulation inspection
  4. Final - Before final building inspection
Mechanical Inspections:
  1. Rough-In - Before framing and insulation inspection
  2. Final - Before final building inspection