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Building Safety


Request an Inspection 

  • Workload permitting, you may obtain a same-day inspection if your request is called in before 6:00 a.m. the same business day.
  • You can request an inspection by three different methods:
  • Online: You may now request an inspection over the Internet! Submit an Inspection Request Form, and your request will automatically be sent to us.
  • By phone: Call the inspection request line at 343-8300,
    24 hours a day, seven days a week to initiate an inspection request. Have the following information ready when you call:
    • Permit number
    • Contact phone number
    • Specific type of inspection
    • Lot, block, and subdivision, name
    • Street address of job site
    • Any additional information, such as preferred timeframe (a.m. or p.m.) or directions
  • By fax: You may fill in the approved Building Safety Inspection Request Form by hand and fax it to 249-7777 to request an inspection.

Types of Inspections

  • The type of inspection needed will vary depending on the scope of the project. See the Inspection Schedule handout for more information.
  • Building safety provides inspection to meet a number of different circumstances. See the Field Inspections handout for information concerning scheduling, associated fees and the hours inspections are available.

Helpful Handouts

Questions? Email us at or call 343-8211.

    • Building Safety
    • Building Offical & Director : Kent Kohlhase
    • 4700 Elmore Road, Anchorage, AK 99507
    • 907 343-8301