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    Required Residential Inspections

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    The following is a list of required residential inspections.

    Residential Addition Basement Finish Covered Porch/Deck
    • Footing
    • Foundation
    • Tar, Tile, Gravel (Exterior waterproofing and perimeter tile)
    • Under Floor Plumbing (if applicable)
    • Rough Framing & Trades Inspections (Electrical, Plumbing, Mechanical)
    • Final Inspection
    • Under Floor Plumbing (if applicable)
    • Rough Framing and Trades Inspections (Electrical, Plumbing, Mechanical)
    • Final Inspection
    • Footing
    • Rough Framing and Trades Inspections (Electrical, Plumbing, Mechanical)
    • Final Inspection
    Deck or ramp Garage Shed
    • Footing
    • Final Inspection
    • Footing or Slab
    • Foundation (if applicable)
    • Electrical (If applicable)
    • Rough Framing
    • Final Inspection
    • Slab (if concrete pad)
    • Final Inspection
    Egress Window Fence Hot Tub
    • Framing
    • Final Inspection
    • Final Inspection
    • Electrical Inspection
    • Final Inspection
    Swimming Pool Interior Remodel
    • Electrical Inspection
    • Final Inspection
    • Framing (depending on scope of work)
    • Rough Framing and Trades Inspections (Electrical, Plumbing, Mechanical)
    • Final Inspection