Inspections are conducted to ensure commercial buildings and residential homes comply with recognized standards. Cross-trained inspectors verify compliance with applicable codes as well as state and federal laws.

Inspections Required

Types of inspections required include:

  • Underground plumbing and electrical raceways; prior to the covering of an electrical raceway, such as those contained in a buried ditch or beneath a concrete slab-on-grade foundation
  • Foundation; prior to pouring concrete with reinforcement in place
  • Framing/Rough-In/Top out; prior to covering plumbing, wiring, electrical raceways within a wall, floor or ceiling spaces
  • Insulation; prior to drywall (as required by the International Energy Conservation Code)
  • Final Inspection at completion of construction (before electrical turn on)
  • Re-inspection; as needed
  • Temporary power; prior to connecting any electrical system to an energizing source, such as a utility provider or individual electrical generating system.

Scheduling & Requests

  • The contractor is responsible to schedule all inspections. 
  • Inspections requested prior to 8:30 am, Monday through Friday (excluding holidays), will generally be performed the same day.
  • To request an inspection, call our 24-hour Inspection Request Line at 361-485-3333.