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Inspection Services

What is Inspection Services?

Inspection Services Division provides professional building inspection, grading inspection, subdivision, and encroachment inspection services for the unincorporated areas of Orange County. Inspections are performed for all building construction permit activities to ensure that all habitable structures are constructed in accordance with current building codes and construction practices. Grading and Subdivision inspections provides quality assurance that all privately constructed public infrastructure facilities such as roads; drainage systems; and regional flood control facilities located within subdivision projects to be turned over to the County for maintenance are constructed according to approved county plans and standards. Inspection Services also coordinates with the OC Materials Laboratory to ensure quality materials are incorporated into the infrastructure facilities. The five major disciplines that Inspection Services are responsible for include:

  • Building Inspections
  • Grading and Subdivision Inspections
  • Encroachment Inspections
  • SMARA (Surface Mining and Reclamation Act) Inspections
  • NPDES (National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System)

 OC Development Services, Deputy Director – Colby Cataldi   spacer 

  phone icon 714-667-8860

 Inspection Services, Manager - Satinder Verma        

 phone icon714-667-4975

 Inspection Service Team:
        General Building Inspection      

 phone icon 714-667-8820

        Inspection Scheduler      

  phone icon714-667-8899


  phone icon 714-245-4550

    Building Inspection I & 2

        Supervising Building Inspector – Jeff Heard

        Sr. Building Inspector – Vacant
        Building Inspector – Reggie Plowman
        Building Inspector – Linda Hochgurtel
        Building Inspector – Tom Dawson
        Building Inspector – Eric Clark
        Building Inspector – Scott Priegel
        Building Inspector  Cesar (Luis) Romero
        Building Inspector – David Ward
        Building Inspector – Lonnie Parch
        Building Inspector – Richard Eldridge
        Building Inspector – Jeff Gannaway

    Grading/Subdivision/Encroachment Inspection (North & South)

        Supervising Construction Inspector – Hunter Smith
        Supervising Construction Inspector – Michael Nguyen

        Sr. Construction Inspector – Dan Bigger
        Sr. Construction Inspector – Chris Rutland
        Sr. Construction Inspector – Richard Sanchez
        Sr. Construction Inspector – Jonathan Tucker
        Sr. Construction Inspector – Dean Capalety
        Sr. Construction Inspector – David Koch
        Sr. Construction Inspector – Charles Michinock
        Sr. Construction Inspector – Dan Bigger



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