Residential New Construction - Building Inspections
Foundation / Footer
To be made after trenches are excavated and forms erected and shall at a minimum include: Stem-wall, Monolithic slab-on-grade, Piling/pile caps, Footers/grade beams and Seawalls.
To be made after the reinforcement is in place, all concealed conduit, piping, ducts and vents are installed and the electrical, plumbing and mechanical work is complete. Slab shall not be poured until all required inspections have been made and passed. For further information, refer to Slab/Foundation Requirements.
A survey prepared and certified by a registered surveyor shall be required for all new construction prior to approval of the framing inspection. Please refer to Site Plan Requirements for further information. A copy of the flood elevation certificate or survey shall be available for review at the job site before approval of the framing inspection for all new construction built in an ?A? or ?V? flood zone. The elevation certificate shall be filed with the Building Department prior to the issuance of the Certificate of Occupancy.
To be made after the roof, all framing, fire blocking and bracing is in place, all concealing wiring, all pipes, chimneys, ducts and vents are complete and shall at a minimum include: Window/door framing installation, Vertical cells/columns, Lintel/tie beams, Framing/trusses/bracing/connectors, Draft stopping/fire-blocking, Curtain wall framing, Energy insulation, Accessibility.
Sheathing / Cladding
To be made either as part of a dry-in inspection or done separately at the request of the contractor after all roof and wall sheathing and fasteners are complete and shall at a minimum include: Roof & Wall sheathing, Sheathing fasteners, Roof/wall/dry-in, and Windows/door bucks.
Shall at a minimum include: Dry-in, Insulation, Roof coverings, and Flashings.
To be made after the framing inspection is approved and the insulation is in place.
Fire Resistance Rated/Penetration
To be made after the installation of fire resistant drywall, joint/penetration protection, and fireproofing materials, and prior to installation of finishes.
Lathing and Pre-Siding / Stucco Dry-In
This will be made prior to final inspection, verify that all materials have been installed per approved plans and are in compliance with appropriate code section.
To be made after the building is completed and ready for occupancy.