Inspections and Covid-19
Contractor & Homeowner Onsite Inspection Expectations
Starting December 1, 2018, all online inspections can be scheduled through BS&A online. You will need to set up a free account, and have your account linked to Rochester Hills in order to schedule inspections and obtain trade permits online. The website is designed so that any municipality currently using BS&A online software may be accessed from one portal.
Click here to register for a BS&A Online Account
Once you have registered, contact the Building Department at 248-656-4615 to link your account.
Click here to learn how to pull a permit
Click here to learn how to set up an inspection
You can also schedule your inspections by calling our 24-hour inspection line at 248-656-4619.
You will be asked to provide the following information:
- Street address of the job site
- Permit number
- Type of inspection requested
Inspections that have been verified and requested before 3:00 pm will be scheduled for the next business day between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm. Inspections may be done earlier or later depending on the inspector's work load.
Fire suppression and fire alarm inspections will not be scheduled until a date and time have been confirmed with the contractor. Inspections will be performed Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.
Special Inspections & Safety Inspections
If you do not have a permit issued by the Building Department, your inspection request may not be processed using the inspection line or online form. Special inspections and safety inspections must be scheduled at the Building Department after necessary fees have been paid.
If you have any questions, please contact the Building Department at 248-656-4615.