Building Inspections

Inspections are required after obtaining a building, electrical, plumbing, or mechanical permit.  When the permit is issued, you will be informed of the required inspections for your project.  When the work is ready for inspection, you must call the 24 HOUR Inspection Request Line (559) 891-2220.

Provide the following information:

  • Jobsite address
  • Permit Number
  • Date of Inspection
  • Type of Inspection
  • Your First and Last Name
  • Best form of contact (phone, email, etc)

Your request must be on the answering machine before 3:30 PM  for an inspection to be done on the following day. Inspections are generally between the hours of 8:30 AM and 3:30 PM. If you need to speak to the inspector before the inspection, feel free to call (559) 891-2208 between the hours of 8-9am or 4-5pm. 

In order to perform the inspections in an efficient manner, please remember....

When the Inspector Arrives:

  • Have your permit and Job Card on the Jobsite.
  • Have the City approved plans on the Jobsite.
  • Have any previous "Outcome of Inspection" notices available.
  • Provide a ladder if the inspector needs to get on the roof or in the attic.


Selma Community Development (559) 891-2208 / Fax: (559) 896-1068
Inspections 24 Hour Request Line (559) 891-2220
SKF Sewer District (559) 897-6500
Selma Unified School District (559) 898-6500
Fresno County Building/Planning (559) 600-4078
Fresno County Health Department (559) 600-3357
California Water Service (559) 896-4546
Waste Management (559) 891-7694
San Joaquin Valley Pollution Control (559) 497-1040
Comcast/Xfinity (Cable TV) (559) 253-4050
PG&E (Pacific Gas and Electric) (559) 891-2139

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