Quick California Facts:

  • Home inspection is not regulated
  • License Type(s): None, Practice Act

California Home Inspection Training: California Trade practice act (Chapter 338) enacted in 1996. The law in California prohibits unethical home inspection practices, including repairing properties that home inspectors have inspected in the previous 12 months. The law encourages courts to consider the Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics of ASHI and the California Real Estate Inspection Association when determining whether an inspection meets the required standard of care.

Application and Licensing: The California Contractors State License Board

Regulating Body:
The California Contractors State License Board
24 Hour Licensing & Consumer Information: 1-800-321-CSLB (2752)
Fax: (916) 255-4535

Address: Contractors State License Board
9821 Business Park Drive
Sacramento, CA 95827
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 26000
Sacramento, CA 95826