Virtual Inspection

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Due to the Covid-19 virus outbreak, for the safety of staff and the public, the City of Port Orange has launched virtual inspections which allows an inspector to remotely view the site using a webcam device or smartphone controlled by the homeowner or contractor. We are currently using Microsoft Teams to perform virtual inspections.

Please note that due to overload of "in-home" requests, at this time, it may take an inspector up to 48 hoursVirtual Inspections - Camera - decorative to schedule your inspection.

We are offering the following “in-home” virtual inspections at this time:

Virtual inspections are only being conducted on inspections with components inside a resident-occupied dwelling. (Does not include a garage.)

  • Air conditioning change outs
  • Water heater change outs
  • Replacement windows
  • Other “in-home” inspections deemed appropriate by the Building Official

To get started:

  • You must have access to the internet via WiFi or 4G/5G
  • Have access to a device with a webcam or smartphone.logo-microsoft-teams decorative
  • Have installed on your device the Microsoft Teams app which you can download from the App Store, Google Play, or teams.microsoft.com.

Easy Steps:

  1. To schedule your virtual inspections, you have 2 scheduling options:
    1. Fill out the virtual inspection request form by clicking here: VIRTUAL INSPECTION FORM
    2. Call (386) 506-5603 and follow the voice prompts by leaving a detailed message. You must also leave your email address (spell out and list all address characters clearly).
      • Please allow for a 2-hour window when scheduling.
      • Virtual Inspections will not be held after 3:00 PM.
      •  All inspections are subject to availability.
  2. You will be sent an email from an inspector with the date and time of your virtual inspection. 
  3. At the time of inspection, click on the link provided in the email to join the Teams meeting. When the Teams app is launched, join as a “guest”.
  4. Type your name, then select to join meeting.
  5. Must allow Teams app access to your microphone and camera.