Information for the License:

Hospital Inspector Certification

Licensing Agency:

Agency or Department Name:  Office of Statewide Health Planning & Development
Board or Council Name:  Facilities Development Division
Division Name: Division Support Section
Telephone:  (916) 440-8300
Agency Web Address:

License Description:
     (Always confirm this information with the licensing agency.)

All inspectors hired by facilities to inspect acute care and skilled nursing construction must be Certified by the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, Facilities Development Division. Hospital Inspectors: Class A, B & C

Fees: Application $100.00; Examination $300.00; Recertification $100.00

Examination Frequency:  Biannually (twice a year).

Exam Locations: Sacramento, Los Angeles

Experience Requirement: Varies by Class
   Class A – 6 years experience with Type I/II
        construction inspection
   Class B – 4 years experience with Type I/II
         construction inspection
   Class C – 4 years general inspection experience
   Details defined in the regulations and on the web site.

Average Time to Process Application: 4 weeks

Renewal Period: Every three years

Special License Requirements: N/A

Comments: N/A

Authority: Administrative Regulations, Part 1, Title 24, Article 19.