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Inspection Services

Generally, inspections are performed at the foundation, rough, insulation and final stages. Other inspections may be required during construction depending on the extent of the construction project.  Inspections are required for all permitted work; please check with the Building Division as to when to request inspections

FAQ About Inspection Services

1. Is it necessary to meet the Inspector at the inspection site?

No, however access must be provided to the inspector on the scheduled inspection day.

2. When should I schedule a building inspection?

The Building Division Inspection Line (248-594-2818) or or online inspection scheduling is operational 24 hours a day. Inspections scheduled before 5:00 PM Monday - Wednesday will be placed on the schedule for the following business day. Inspections scheduled before 5:00 PM on Thursday - Sunday will be scheduled for Monday. Please allow for an additional business day for holidays.

3. How can I schedule an inspection online?

To schedule an online inspection go to and log into BS&A Online. For more information on accessing online inspections, please see our Online Inspection Process Brochure or call the Building Division at 248-433-7715.

4. How can I obtain an estimated time for a scheduled inspection?

Inspections must be scheduled 24 hours in advance.  Time requests for inspections are limited to morning or afternoon, however, depending on the amount and type of inspection, time requests may not be honored. To receive a time you MUST call the inspector between 7:00 AM and 8:00 AM the day of your inspection.  Any calls after 8:00 AM we will only be able to confirm you are on the schedule for that day, not the time. Certain conditions, a special request, or a time constraint may be necessary at times. Please call the Building Division at 248-433-7715.

5. Are inspectors available to help me if I have any questions about building in Bloomfield Township?

Building code interpretation or code related questions may be addressed by the appropriate inspector at the following times; between 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM, Monday - Thursday.