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Community Development/Building Division
456 W. Olive Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94086

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Inspection Information

Inspections are required for all permits that are issued. The type and number of inspections required depends on the type of work that is being done. Contact a building or fire inspector at the One-Stop Permit Center, 408-730-7444, for specific project information.

Building inspections may be scheduled on-line at www.e-onestop.net

Building inspections may also be scheduled between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday by calling 408-730-7790. Most building inspections may be scheduled for the morning (8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.) or afternoon (12:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.).

Scheduling Fire Inspections

Fire Inspections can be scheduled by calling 408-730-7652. Please call to find out available times.

Special Inspections

Certain types of projects and construction methods require special inspections to be completed by a special inspection agency. Any required special inspections will be noted on the permit and plans. Refer to the Special Inspection List for a list of recognized special inspection agencies and Special Inspection Testing Forms for the required special inspection records/forms.

Electrical Equipment Testing Agencies

All electrical equipment shall meet one of the following requirements:


  • Be listed by a nationally recognized testing laboratory (NRTL) and labeled with the certification mark of that laboratory. A current list of NRTLs is on-line at: Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory Programs.
  • Be field certified and labeled by a recognized third party electrical testing agency. A list of currently recognized agencies is listed below.



See the Listing and Labeling of Electrical Equipment handout for more information and list of recognized third party electrical testing agencies.



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