Building Inspection

Building Inspection provides the following services to the Fremont community:
  • Answer building code and inspection requirement questions
  • Finalize permits
  • Perform building inspections to assure compliance with the approved plans
  • Conduct special investigations on in-progress work being done without building permits

Important Notice

On Monday, July 3, Permit and Building Inspection services will not be available. The Permit Center will be closed. Staff will be using this time to prepare for the launch of our brand new permitting system, Accela, on Wednesday, July 5. More information.

Automated Inspection Line
Schedule a building or fire inspection by calling 510-494-4885.

Inspection Area Assignments
Find out which inspector is assigned to your area.

Daily Inspection Schedule
  • AM inspections are between 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • PM inspections are between 12 p.m.- 4 p.m.
    (NOT 1 p.m. as stated on schedule)
  • Please note that a narrower time window is not provided.
Always remember to ask for City identification if someone comes to your door claiming to be a Building Inspector or any other city employee. 


Tell Us How We Are Doing!

We are continually trying to improve our services. If you obtained a permit within the last year, please take a moment to complete our quick online survey. Thank you!