City To Launch Video Inspection Program For Homes, Businesses

Service Being Offered As An Alternative To In-Person Inspections

Mitch Kelly
March 31, 2020 - 8:47 am
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LAS VEGAS, NV (KXNT) - Starting Tuesday, the city of Las Vegas launched a video inspection program as an alternative to traditional in-person inspections. Those with eligible permit types can opt to schedule an inspection using Skype.

The permit types eligible for this program are:

- Building water and sewer repairs and/or replacement 

- Construction trailer 

- Excavation only (residential pools) 

- Gas line repair or tag 

- HVAC exact change out or repair 

- Low voltage outlets 

- Minor electrical (5 devices or less) 

- Miscellaneous plumbing repair 

- Miscellaneous repair/exterior upgrades (stucco, windows, etc) 

- Re-roof (same for same-2 layers only) 

- Water heater or water softener (same for same) 

- Water piping replacement 

To schedule an inspection, visit www.lasvegasnevada.gov/scheduleinspection. The video option will be listed on the scheduling page. Customers will need to have 4G wireless service or a reliable wi-fi connection and a Skype account.

If an inspector is not able to complete a scheduled video inspection, a field inspector will complete it on the same day or the next business day. For more information, call 702-229-6251.