Automated Inspection Request and Permit Information System
Now Schedule Your DCRA Commercial Inspections 24 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week from Your Phone
Just Call 202-442-9557
YOU CAN NOW:
Schedule Inspections: After a permit is issued, you may request an inspection for the next day, depending on inspector availability, or up to five working days in advance of the day needed. You may select automatic telephone notification of inspection results when you request your inspection. You will receive a confirmation number if requested.
Obtain Inspection Results: Results are available within 48 hours after the requested inspection is completed.
Cancel Inspection Requests: Allows inspections requested through this automated system to be cancelled. Cancellations on the day of the scheduled inspection will be directed to administrative personnel to cancel your requested inspection.
Residential Housing Codes Inspections: To schedule a Residential Housing Code inspection, please call 202-442-9557 and hit option 6 to speak with a scheduler. At this time you cannot schedule these types of inspections through the automated system.
BEFORE YOU CALL, YOU’LL NEED:
Permit Number: Omit the letter prefix and leading zeros of the permit number and follow with # sign on your telephone keypad – Examples: B00145044 should be entered as 145044# after selecting (1) Building as the type of permit. B09000012 should be entered as 9000012# after selecting (1) Building as the type of permit.
Building Address (number and street name) for site address verification.
Three Digit Inspection Type Codes found below. To hear a list of inspection type codes press * at the prompt.
You may request inspections up to five working days in advance of the date needed.
Incorrect data may be re-entered by pressing the # symbol on the telephone keypad. You may return to • the main menu by pressing # on the telephone keypad.