Call for this inspection before cement is poured or posts are backfilled. Forms should
be in place in suitable soil with required reinforcing rods, and width and depth
should be correct. Drain tile system is required by the Inspection Agency. Drain
tile bleeders need to be installed.
For POURED foundations, call BEFORE cement is poured. For all other types of foundations
(block, wood, etc.) call after waterproofing and after drain tile has been installed
but before backfilling. For slab on grade foundations all the under-slab installations
need to be completed and inspected before concrete is poured.
All the under-slab installations need to be completed and inspected before concrete
4) ROUGH CONSTRUCTION/FRAMING
Call when basic framing of project is complete.
Your plumber will usually call this in when they are ready with the air test. Waste
and vent plumbing must hold 5 PSI of air for 15 minutes.
6) ELECTRICAL SERVICE INSPECTION
This is done after framing but before insulation. All electrical boxes are in place,
wire is pulled and stapled, wires in the boxes are stripped and tied and pigtailed
as needed. The service must be inspected before the power company will hook up the
7) ROUGH HVAC
This is done after framing but before insulation. Most heat register openings and
cold air return cavities are in place.
When items found in the rough-in inspections have passed, then insulation may take
place. The inspection of the insulation and vapor barrier are done prior to hanging
9) FINAL INSPECTION
This inspection is for occupancy or project completion. A written report is made
at this inspection, giving details of violations and a clearance to occupy structure
if a new home.