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Required Inspections

 

TO BE SCHEDULED A MINIMUM OF 24 HOURS PRIOR TO REQUESTED DATE AND TIME.


NOTE: Some of the following inspections may not apply to your specific project but proper scheduling of inspections that are applicable, are required. Final inspections for all permitted projects, regardless of the scope of work, are required in order to process and close the Permit File upon completion.

1.SOILS/ FOOTINGS – After excavation but before any foundation wall forms are placed. 

2.FOUNDATION and COATING before backfill.

3.FIREPLACE – when fire box and smoke chamber is completed and after first flue is placed.

4.LEACH FIELD stripped, including extensions, before fill is placed.

5.FRAME – all structural components and partitions are in place.
*Structure should be swept clean.

6. ELECTRICAL – when all electric wiring is roughed in.

7. PLUMBING – when all of the plumbing is roughed in and in test mode.
*Either pneumatic or hydraulic.

8.GAS PIPING – when complete and pressurized.
NOTE: FRAME, ELECTRICAL, PLUMBING AND GAS INSPECTIONS MAY BE DONE TOGETHER. IF INDIVIDUAL INSPECTIONS ARE PERFORMED, FRAMING SHALL BE THE LAST OF THESE FOUR.

9.FIRESAFE – all plate penetrations from electric, plumbing, gas, etc. filled or sealed with a fire rated material.

10. INSULATION – Structure to comply with all State of New Hampshire Energy Code Regulations.
 

11. FINAL – BEFORE OCCUPANCY – All interior finish complete. All appliances and fixtures in place. All hand rails and guard rails permanently in place. All other trades, i.e. plumbing, electrical, etc. complete and signed off.

NOTE: A $30 RE-INSPECTION FEE WILL BE REQUIRED AFTER TWO FAILURES ON ANY REQUIRED INSPECTIONS.

The Building Inspectors’ office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. PHONE 603-929-5826 for appointments.