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  • No inspections will be made unless permit card is displayed and visible from the street, and stamped approved plans are readily available.
  • The permit will become null and void if the work authorized does not have another approved inspection every one-hundred and eighty (180) days
  • Mechanical, electrical and plumbing inspection approvals are required before building inspections.
  • Certificate of Occupancy must be secured before this building can be used or inhabited for any purpose.
  • Do not remove building permit from job site until issuance of certificate of occupancy.

All permitted construction must be inspected and you must call or email to schedule your inspection.
During normal business hours, please call directly to 305-289-4133.
After hours at (305) 743-0033, select option #4 then option #1.
At any time email inspections@ci.marathon.fl.us

Inspections received prior to 3PM will be scheduled for the following business day.

Ensure the following information is included in your request:
1. Permit or Project Number
2. Type of Inspection needed
3. Date the Inspection  is to be performed
4. Contractor’s and property owner’s name
5. Address of Job Site
6. Contact person’s Phone Number and Any Special Request

Inspections called in after 3 p.m. will be performed within the next two business days.

In order to expedite the inspection, contractors and/or homeowners are asked to ensure that the building is posted with clearly visible numbers for identification.


The Following Inspection Satisfy the 180-Day Requirement





Ground Rough (Per Floor)

Piling/Pile Caps

Total Rough (Top Out & Water Pipe)

Grade Beam/Slab

Sewer Connection

Columns/Tie Beam

Portable rough

Slab/Wood Floor

DWV Rough


Plumbing Final

Roof Trusses/Sheathing






Roofing in Progress

Roofing Final


Slab Rough (Per Floor)


Ground Rough


Total Rough

Auger Tie Back

Pool Bonding

Wall or Cantilever

Steel Bonding


Electrical Final

Davit Bases



A/C Duckwork (Per Floor)


Rough Mechanical

Pool Plumbing

Tie Down

Pool Bonding

Mechanical Final

Pool Steel/Anchoring

Pool Final