Special Inspection Information


Special Inspection Forms

These forms are used in construction projects when the project architect and/or engineer of record has specified types(s) of work requiring to have special inspections, material testing and structural observations, in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 17 of the California Building Code.

Subject Form Number Description Revision Date File Type
PDF icon Special Inspection Agency/Construction Materials Testing Laboratory Final Report PDF icon DS-310 PDF icon Special Inspection Agency/Construction Materials Testing Laboratory Final Report

Special inspector, special inspection agency and/or construction materials testing laboratory completes this form and submits to Inspection Services Division when work is completed.

August 2006 PDF (Form Filler)
PDF icon Special Inspections - Application to Perform Off-Site Fabrication PDF icon DS-313 PDF icon Application to Perform Off-Site Fabrication
Used by building-component fabricators; must be completed and submitted to Inspection Services Division at least one business day before fabrication begins. See also Certificate of Compliance for Off-Site Fabrication (DS-311).
March 2000 PDF
(Form Filler)
PDF icon Special Inspections - Certificate of Compliance for Off-Site Fabrication PDF icon DS-311 PDF icon Certificate of Compliance for Off-Site Fabrication
Used by building-component fabricators; must be completed and submitted to Inspection Services Division after building component fabrication is completed and ready to be shipped to the job site. See also Application to Perform Off-Site Fabrication (DS-313).
March 2000 PDF
(Form Filler)


Special Inspector Certification

Subject Form Number Description Revision Date File Type
PDF icon Special Inspections - Application for Special Inspector Certification PDF icon DS-320 PDF icon Application for Special Inspector Certification
This application is required to be submitted to the Building Official of the City of San Diego for consideration for approval as a Certified Special Inspector for inspection of the particular type of construction or operation requiring special inspection regulated by the City of San Diego.
October 2010 PDF
(Form Filler)
PDF icon Special Inspections - Experience Resume for Registration as a Certified Special Inspector PDF icon DS-320A PDF icon Experience Resume for Registration as a Certified Special Inspector
This form provides the information related to the education, experience and employment history of the applicant for certification as a special inspector. This form is required to be completed and submitted along with the Application for Special Inspector Certification to the Building Official of the City of San Diego for consideration for approval as a Certified Special Inspector.
October 2001 PDF
PDF icon Special Inspections - Special Inspector Certification PDF icon DS-320B PDF icon Special Inspector Certification
This form provides detailed information and instructions as related to certification as a Special Inspector by the Building Official of the City of San Diego.
May 2001 PDF