3. Inspections shall be scheduled with the building inspection consultant 48 hours prior to the inspection. In most cases however, inspections can be provided with 24-hours notice. The contractor is responsible for the coordination of called inspection for himself and the subcontractors. A reasonable effort must be made to comply with the required inspections and at the same time limit the number of calls.
4. Inspections requested after 3pm will not be scheduled for inspection the next day.
5. Inspection requests-except concrete placement and final-will be scheduled for AM or PM. Exact times may be requested but cannot be guaranteed.
6. Request for final inspection shall be scheduled a minimum of 5 days in advance. It is the responsibility of the contractor to coordinate the inspection with the building inspection consultant, building official, and fire marshal etc.
7. Inspection requests for special inspection and testing are to be made directly with special Inspectors and the building inspection consultant. Requests for special inspection and testing need to include the type of inspection or test, the amount of concrete to be placed, and the approximate duration of the concrete placement or testing needed.
8. When requesting a concrete or masonry grout inspection please provide the exact time of the pour. Concrete forms must be in place with ALL reinforcement, electrical, plumbing, mechanical and structural equipment installed and fastened in place a minimum of two (2) hours prior to the scheduled pour.
9. When more than one re-inspection is required, or where work is not complete and ready for inspection, the contractor will be charged the expense associated with that inspection.
10. The contractor shall keep an inspection request log on site. The log shall include code inspections, materials tests, and special inspections. The log shall include the following information: the date that the inspection was requested; the date the inspection will occur; the person requesting the inspection and the type of inspection requested.
11. Alterations to existing buildings, new buildings, additions to existing buildings, buildings and spaces which have undergone a change of use and shell spaces which have never been occupied will require a certificate of occupancy from the building official before the space is occupied.