A pre-populated Inspection Request Form was provided with the Approved Trade Permit

Common Required Building Code Inspections
  • Footings/Foundations
    • when excavation is complete and forms are erected. All reinforcing steel, where required, must be in place and anchored. This inspection must be made prior to placing concrete.
    • reinforcing steel inspections for wall placements exceeding four feet in height must be scheduled when one side of the wall is still open and visible for inspection.
  • Backfill
    • when all required plumbing or electrical tests and inspections have passed and/or prior to placing any fill.
  • Concrete Placement
    • when all subgrade, reinforcing steel and formwork inspections have been completed and approved, and after the concrete supplier has been scheduled.
  • Masonry
    • when block is completed to the level established by high or low lift grouting techniques, and prior to grout placement;
    • when piers are complete to the level of established grade and any brick or other veneer is also in place; and
    • when all reinforcing, including lateral support of intersecting walls is complete and visible.
  • Building
    • Floor Joist Inspection
      • when load-bearing walls to the first floor sill height have been erected, beams and floor-joists have been installed, and grading within the perimeter walls has been completed. Sub-flooring shall not be installed before this inspection has been approved.
    • Damp-Proofing Inspection
      • when damp proofing has been applied to foundation walls, foundation drains are in place and prior to any fill placement.
    • Framing Inspection
      • when the roof, all framing firestopping, blocking and bracing is in place, and the sub-flooring has been installed. Do not install insulation before the framing inspection is approved. The building should be "weathered in" including windows, doors, and roof shingles for this inspection.
    • Insulation Inspection
      • when all required insulation has been installed after all rough-in and framing inspections have been approved. In the event that the contractor intends to use blown-in insulation in the ceilings, that portion of this inspection may be delayed until and during the final inspection.
    • Breeching or Fireplace Inspection
      • when combustible clearances can be inspected. This must be before the interior is insulated and sheetrocked, but may be after the fireplace is finished. This includes all types of fireplaces: masonry, prefabricated and gas ventless.
  • Fireproofing
    • when fireproofing of all structural members is complete and after the fireproofing has cured to the point that an adhesion/cohesion test can be conducted.
  • Plumbing
    • Water and Sewer Service Connection Inspections
      • when all water and sewer lines are installed from the water and sewer mains (or wells and septic tanks) to the structure. Trench must be open and all lines accessible to the inspector. Water line testing shall also be conducted at this time (See 9 L.U.R. Ch. 2.2, §6).
    • Rough-in Inspection
      • when all interior piping (water and sewer) has been installed and tested, and prior to concealment.
    • Final Plumbing Inspection
      • when all plumbing work has been done and all appliances involving water and/or sewer connections have been installed.
  • Mechanical
    • Rough-in Inspection
      • when the installation of all equipment, duct work, gas lines, fuel storage tanks, etc. is complete, and prior to covering or concealment.
    • Final Mechanical Inspection
      • when all heating, ventilating and air conditioning installations have been completed and tested.
  • Electrical
    • Under-Slab Inspection
      • trenches or in slab base material and prior to backfilling trench or covering with slab base material.
    • Rough-in Inspection
      • when all interior wiring and electrical equipment has been installed, but prior to covering or concealment and prior to installation of any insulation.
      • All electrical contractors will have the option to have the electrical meter release inspection for one and two family residences performed on the same day as the electrical rough-in inspection.
    • Final Electrical Inspection
      • when all electrical work is complete and power is turned on.
  • Gas
    • Rough-in Inspection
      • when installation of all lines is completed, but before concealment of any lines and fittings. Gas line testing shall also be conducted at this time (See 9 L.U.R. Ch. 4, §5f.).
    • Final Gas Inspection
      • when all gas appliances are installed. Gas service will not be released to the utility company for connection until these inspections are approved. If service is interrupted, new pressure tests and inspections may be required prior to release to the utility company.
  • Final Inspection
    • when the building has been completed and ready for occupancy. This inspection will not be made until all required electrical, plumbing, and mechanical final inspections have been made and the work approved.