Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

1) What does the LADPW require for deputy inspectors to work, re: certifications, project registration, fees, etc.?
2) Do the same requirements apply to all offices listed, district AND contract city?
3) Do contract cities have additional city requirements?

Deputy inspectors may serve any area served by the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works Building and Safety Division including the contract cities.

There are four (4) deputy inspector certifications: reinforced concrete, structural masonry, pre-stressed concrete, structural steel and welding. A person with the following qualifications may apply with the County of Los Angeles for certification as a deputy inspector in a particular discipline:
1)Current International Code Council (ICC) certification in the discipline.
2)One (1) year of inspection experience in the discipline.
3)Three (3) years of work experience in the discipline.
4)Three (3) reference letters with knowledge of inspection in the discipline.

Fees and application information can be obtained by calling (626) 458 3176.

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