Inspection Requests

The owner or other responsible person in charge of the work must notify the Teaneck Building Department when work is ready for any required inspection.  Inspection requests may be made in person at the offices of the Building Department or by telephone.  All inspection requests made by telephone are to be directed to:

201-837-1600 Ext. 1105, 1106 or 1112

When making an inspection request you MUST have the following information:

  • Permit Number (this will be a 4 digit year and 4 digit number, i.e. 2012-0054)
  • Address of Work (street name and number, building, suite, apartment, etc.)
  • Subcode and Type of Inspection (i.e. Building, footing or Electrical, Service)
  • Name and telephone number of person requesting the inspection


Inspections are performed during the following times:

Building Subcode: M, T, W, Th 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
M, T, Th 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Plumbing Subcode: M, T, W, Th 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Electrical Subcode: T, W, Th 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
M, F 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Fire Subcode: M, T, W, Th 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM