Building inspection requests can now be made from your smart phone or online.

City Hall will be closing at 4:30pm on Thursday, December 24, 2020, and reopening at 8:30am on Monday, January 4, 2021. During the Christmas and New Year's holiday closure period, no building permit applications will be received, no building permits will be issued, and regular building, electrical, and plumbing site reviews by City officials will not be available. 

If you want to continue construction during our holiday closure, please review the Building Division's Christmas Closure Bulletin to review your options.

The City of Surrey Mobile Inspection Request system for building inspections is available for iPhone, Blackberry, and on the web.

The online system allows you to:

  • View your building permits
  • View building inspections associated with your permits
  • Request building inspections.

Additionally, information about the status of your building inspection request, next-in-line notifications and inspection results will be sent to your device by either text message email.

The Building Inspection Request App is free to use. Download it from the Apple App Store or Blackberry App World. You can also access this service directly from your desktop computer or laptop through our online web form.

To start using this service, you will need to register with the Planning and Development Department by visiting the front desk at City Hall and speaking with the inspection request registration clerk. For issues or questions, please call 604-591-4231.

To schedule a building inspection through our 24-hour automated line please call 604-591-4231. You will be required to provide the following information to book a building inspection:

  • Permit number
  • Inspection type
  • Site address
  • Name
  • Phone number

Check out more of our Building & Construction online services.