Permit/Inspection Scheduling

Canton's Building and Inspection Services now offers Automated Permit Scheduling, available 24/7, with live representatives available 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday.


1)   Find your permit number, located in the top left corner of your permit.

2)   Dial 734/710-0356

3)   Press "1" to schedule an inspection
      Press "2" to cancel or reschedule an inspection
      Press "3" to obtain inspection results
      Press "0" to speak with a customer service representative

  1. Building
  2. Concrete/Roof/Sign/Fence
  3. Residential Rental Program

100 - Site /Area barricaded prior to construction/demolition

101 - Open hole inspection, demolition

102 - Footing inspection before concrete

103 - Basement backfill and drainage

105 - Garage floor before concrete

106 - Porch floor before concrete

107 - Concrete floor before concrete

108 - Concrete forms/flatwork before concrete

110 - Rough framing inspection/concealed fire stopping

111 - Rough fireplace-building

112 - Insulation inspection

114 - Fire rated wall/fire stopping inspection

116 - Masonry base flashing / moisture barrier inspection

117 - Commercial re-occupancy – Initial Inspection

118 - Building open ceiling

119 - Temporary final C of O (Building)

120 - Final Inspection/C of O (Building) * Also final inspection for pools, sheds, re-placement windows/doors, decks, porches, structures, re-occs & demolitions

130 - Vacant property/secure building (PSD)


  1. Electrical
  2. HVAC
  3. Plumbing

401 - Electrical service release

403 - Electrical underground

405 - Pool grounding inspection

407 - Electrical rough inspection

409 - Fire alarm rough

410 - Electrical open ceiling

415 - Re-connect inspection for furnace, AC and signs

419 - Temporary final electrical for stocking

420 - Final electrical


  1. Planning
  2. Engineering
  3. Fire Marshal

719 - Temporary final, landscaping w/bond

720 - Final landscaping