Automated Inspection Request Phone Line

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The City of Bend Building Division has an automated inspection line, which will allow you to schedule & cancel inspections, obtain inspection results, check permit status and look up zoning information through the use of the telephone. The following instructions are provided for your convenience.

Inspections may be scheduled until 11:30 PM for the next working day. Cancelation of requested inspections may be done through the office at City Hall or on the request line. If questions arise or problems with the system occur, please call (541) 388-5528 Mon-Fri 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Building inspectors are in the office from approximately 7:30 AM - 8:00 AM in the morning and from 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM in the afternoon.

This automated line does not always recognize the tones of a cell or rotary phone, for best results use a standard push button land line telephone.

Dial (541) 388-5545

Option 1) To schedule an inspection

Enter the permit access number followed by the pound (#) key. (Electrical inspections have a separate access number than all other inspection types.)

Enter the 3-digit inspection type code (i.e. 101 Footing Inspection). Click here for a list of inspection type codes.


Press the pound (#) key to hear a list of all inspection type codes.

Once you have chosen the inspection desired, listen to the instructions to select the desired inspection date. Inspection dates can only be scheduled for 5 days in advance. Once the desired inspection date is chosen, the following options are listed:

1) To hear your confirmation number and hang up.
2) To enter another inspection for this permit.
3) To enter an inspection for a different permit.
4) To return to the main menu.
5) To hear the VRU number again and repeat the current menu.


Option 2) To cancel an inspection

Enter the permit access number followed by the pound (#) key.

The system will begin with the most recently requested inspection, the options are as follows.

If the first inspection stated is NOT the inspection desired to be canceled, choose option 2 and the system will continue to list the inspections available to cancel.

1) To cancel the stated inspection.
2) To leave the stated inspection scheduled.
3) Press # to enter a different permit access number.

Once the desired inspection to be canceled is selected the options are as follows:

1) To hear the confirmation number and hang up.
2) To cancel another inspection on this permit.
3) To cancel an inspection on a DIFFERENT permit.
4) To return to the main menu.
5) Press 9 to repeat the current menu.


Option 3) To obtain inspection results:

Enter the permit access number followed by the pound (#) key.

1) To listen to the previous inspection results. Continue to press "1" until you have heard the results for the desired inspections, listed from the most recent inspection.


Option 4) To check permit status and plan review information:

Enter the permit access number followed by the pound (#) key.

1) Property address stated with status (Plan Check, Issued or Approved).
2) Facsimile Option does not work.
3) Press 3 to obtain status of DIFFERENT permit.
4) Press 4 to return to Main Menu.
5) Press 9 to repeat menu.


Option 5) To look up zoning information on a parcel:

Listen and follow menu for following options.

1) By tax map and tax lot (Assessor's parcel number).
2) By address

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