Inspection Information

Scheduling an Inspection

Inspection should be scheduled with the Building Department at least 24 hours in advance or at least by 5:00 pm for next-day inspections by calling (509) 764-3756. When requesting an inspection, you will need:

  • Site address
  • Permit number
  • Inspection Type

If you need to schedule a specific time for a particular inspection, please contact the inspector the day before or by 8:30 am the day of the requested inspection.


Please have the following on the job site at the time of inspection:

  • Approved plans
  • Inspection record card. The inspection record card will be signed by the building inspector after each inspection phase is approved. This card is returned to the City at the completion of the job and kept in the property address file.

Electrical Permits and Inspections

All electrical permits and inspections in Moses Lake are performed by the State Department of Labor and Industries. For more information regarding electrical inspections, please call (509) 764-6900.

Fire Protection Systems

Inspections and permits for fire protection systems such as fire sprinklers and fire alarms are issued and performed by the Moses Lake Fire Department. Please contact them at (509) 765-2204.