Residential Building Inspection Reference Guide
Before backfill is placed, all lead walls in proper location with support pads, foundation anchors as required, walls damp-proofed, exterior drain tile and pea stone covering, wall bracing in place.
Compaction inspection is required for garages, basements, and slabs that provide egress to the building. Vapor barrier and steel or mesh must be in place at the time of the inspection.
If using blown insulation, ceilings must be prepared at time of wall and an Insulation Certificate must be submitted prior to applying for a Certificate of Occupancy.
Masonry Fireplace Damper Inspection
After damper is set and the first flue liner above damper is set in place.
Brick and/or stone veneer work, after the base course with the flashing, weep holes, and weather resistant sheathing paper is in place.
Final Fireplace Inspection
Rough Building Inspection
All mechanical, electrical, and plumbing rough inspections must be completed before a rough framing inspection.
Spread Footing Inspection
Footings shall be ready to be poured at time of inspection, formed, walkout trenches, engineering on site & re-bar in place – if required, etc.
Trench Footing Inspection
Open trench, garage, walk-out – if not done with spread footing inspection.