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    PV Inspections - Effective March 01, 2023

    All residential roof-top mounted solar inspections shall be submitted using the Vuspex Offline Field Report (OFR) Process. MPU's, taps, and adaptor installs associated with a PV installation may still schedule a virtual Vuspex inspection for clearance. It will be the goal of Development Services to review submitted OFR's within 24 hours, results may be verified by visiting permits.pima.gov. An example of important images to include can be found here.

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    Welcome to the updated Pima County building inspection portal, powered by Vuspex. You can schedule a traditional field inspection or a convenient remote inspection in one location. Click below to get started and set up a free account.

    ...or Download the Vuspex Go App, the quick and convenient way to schedule inspections. Search "Vuspex Go" in your devices App Store. Vuspex Go is not required to perform or schedule the inspection. See below.

    How to

    Click here for how to schedule online.
    Click here for how to schedule in the App.
    Solor contractors click here for Offline Field Reports.

    Before you schedule

    • Check your permit conditions and inspection status at Permits.Pima.gov.
    • Ensure work to be inspected is ready, consult the Inspection Requirements.
    • Make sure the site address is clearly posted.
    • Gate codes or directions may be provided at the time of scheduling.
    Remote Inspections On Site/In Person Inspections

    Remote inspections may be scheduled anytime during normal operating inspection hours.

    • Site-off-model permits are eligible for remote inspection if the County has an updated electronic copy of the model plan.
    • Older permits without electronic documentation may be considered upon receipt of an electronic scan of the approved plan set. Scanned plans should be E-mailed to BuildingSafetyAdmin@pima.gov with a note requesting the documents be attached to the issued permit. (For files exceeding 20MB in size an FTP site may be needed to transfer documents.)

    Note: Depending on size, complexity, and type of inspection, a complete remote inspection may not be feasible. The remote inspector may partially approve the inspection and schedule an on-site inspection, if necessary.

    SCHEDULE BEFORE 4:00 P.M. FOR NEXT BUSINESS DAY INSPECTIONS Inspections located in the following areas are limited to one day a week for on site inspections:

    • Ajo, Why & Lukeville areas: Tuesdays only
    • Arivaca, Sasabe areas: Wednesdays only
    • Mt. Lemmon areas: Thursdays only
    Note: The above limitations do not apply to remote inspections.

    Get an estimated inspection window by checking our Building Inspector Tracking web site.

    Custom or Same-Day Field Inspections:

    Clients seeking a custom field inspection such as a weekend, a specific time, or same-day shall call the Building Inspection Supervisor at 520-724-6716. There may be an additional charge for custom field inspections.

    Schedule On-site Inspection By Phone

    Don't have a smart phone or computer, you can still schedule by phone. To schedule an inspector visit to your permitted job site you can call 520-724-6970 for the Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system.

    Before calling, you will need to have on hand:
    • Your 10-digit permit number (Note: The letters in your permit number should be ignored when scheduling on the IVR. i.e. – P21BP00001 should be entered as 2100001).
    • The 4-digit inspection code(s) located on your permit (If you have an old permit with 5-digit inspection codes, please delete the leading "0").

    IVR Menu options

    Level 1

    Level 2

    Level 3

    1. English

    2. Spanish

    1. Schedule an Inspection

    2. Cancel or Reschedule an Inspection

    3. Check Results

    1. Building Permit

    2. Septic Permit

    3. Site Permit

    4. Building and Site Combination

    5. Aquatic Facility

    Download the APP

    Scan Here

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What do conditions attached to my permit mean and why can't I proceed with my inspections?

    Conditions are requirements that you must meet in order to be in compliance with various building codes, zoning codes, ordinances and policies. These conditions and their descriptions are located on your permit.

    What is a Prior to Final?

    A Prior to Final Inspection (P2F) Condition needs to be satisfied before you can schedule final inspection.

    What if I need to cancel my inspection?

    An inspection must be cancelled before 4:00 p.m. on the business day prior to the inspection day. Inspections cancelled after 4 p.m. will be assessed a re-inspection fee.

    Will my inspector call me before he shows up?

    No, unless the inspector needs to call for directions, or if a message and phone number has been left while scheduling the inspection.

    Did I pass my inspection?

    see inspection results under "View Inspection Summary" at permits.pima.gov. The help guide shows how.

    What inspection do I schedule next?

    This is dependent on your permit. Inspection information may be found within the Inspection Requirements document.

    Who do I call for trouble logging in to Vuspex?

    Email: support@vuspex.com
    Call: (844) 288-7739 Ext. 2
    Text: (844) 288-7739
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