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Building Department Inspection Codes


Building

Code Inspection Type Description
B= Building Final When building is ready for occupancy and all other final inspections have been approved.
B=R Building Roofing (Final)
B16 Building Consultation
BBB Building Bond Beam
BE Building Extension
BFD Building Foundation Drain If a peripheral drain is required by the soils engineer, the drain must be inspected. Call for inspection prior to backfilling the foundation and when pipe, rock, filter paper and sand is installed (Follow the design in the engineer's report).
BFI Building Foundation Insulation This applies to buildings that need to install rigid insulation on the exterior of the foundation wall or under slab.
BFN Building Foundation When continuous footings are not used, or at the direction of the inspector who made the footing inspection, call for inspection when the forms are in place, level, braced and when reinforcing steel is in place and secured. Required void material must be installed (Follow the design in the engineers report).
BFR Building Frame After preceding inspections have been approved, roof, windows, doors, all blocking, bracing, exterior wall sheathing, stairs, chimneys and fireplaces are in place. BEFORE INSULATION IS INSTALLED
BFR+ Building Frame (Additional) After preceding inspections have been approved, roof, windows, doors, all blocking, bracing, exterior wall sheathing, stairs, chimneys and fireplaces are in place. BEFORE INSULATION IS INSTALLED
BFT Building Footing When regular continuous footings are used, call for inspection when footings are excavated, neat, clean, dry and forms are in place, level, braced and reinforcing bar if required is in place and tied. Reinforcing bar must be suspended in place a minimum of (3) inches above the soil. If footings are on fill, you must have a compaction report by an engineer on job site at time of inspection.
BIN Building Insulation This will apply to all heated buildings. It will include all the insulation that can be concealed such as cavity insulation in walls, floors, and vaulted ceilings and any comtinuous insulation builders may use such as rigid prior to exterior sheathing.
BLA Building Lath When ready for the application of stucco (ideally this would be ready at time of frame inspection).
BM Building Masonry
BSP Building Special Inspection
BTD Building Temporary Tie Downs Building Temporary Tie Downs for Mobile-Home/Manufactured Buildings
BTR Building Tiled Roof Inspection After all underlayment and batten strips are in place. Before any tile is installed.

Electrical

Code Inspection Type Description
E= Electrical Final When all electrical work is done, all devices installed, fixtures hung and building is ready for occupancy.
E16 Electrical Consultation
EE Electrical Extension
EP Electrical Panel Electrical Panel
ER Electrical Rough When all concealed cable is installed, all boxes set, all mud rings installed, all connections made up and all bonding and grounding connections are made. In cases where underground wiring is installed, it must be inspected prior to covering.
ER+ Electrical Rough (Additional)
ER= Electrical Rough & Final
ERS Electrical Rough & Service
ES Electrical Service
ES+ Electrical Service (Addit.)
ES= Electrical Service & Final
ESL Electrical Slab
EST Electrical Service Temporary
EUG Electrical U.G.

Floodplain

Code Inspection Type Description
FP= Floodplain Final Inspection Floodplain Final Inspection

Mechanical

Code Inspection Type Description
H= Heat Final When all appliances are gas piped, wired, vented and the thermostat is in place (your gas meter will be ordered by the inspector when heating final is approved).
H16 Heat Consultation
HC Heat Construction Meter This is a special inspection which may enable the gas meter to be set prior to final inspection.
HD Heat Duct Commercial Only. This inspection shall be made on all occupancies except R-3 (Single Family, Duplexes, Townhouses), after the duct work is in place and before it is concealed.
HE Heat Extension
HE= Elevator Final
HE16 Elevator Consultation
HER Elevator Rough
HI Heat Gas Inside When all gas piping is in place, secured and has had ten pounds of air pressure for fifteen(15) minutes (Low Pressure Systems) prior to inspection (applies to all gas piping on the house side of the gas meter above ground).
HI+ Heat Gas Outlet Addition Gas Line inspection when additional gas outlets are installed after initial HI inspection is completed.
HLP Heat LP Gas Drain This inspection shall be made after the piping is in place and run to daylight, prior to being covered.
HO Heat Outside When all gas piping is in place, secured and has had ten pounds of air pressure for fifteen(15) minutes (Low Pressure Systems) prior to inspection (applies to all gas piping on the house side of the gas meter below ground).
HO+ Heat Outside Addition When all gas piping is in place, secured and has had ten pounds of air pressure for fifteen(15) minutes (Low Pressure Systems) prior to inspection (applies to all gas piping on the house side of the gas meter below ground).
HO= Heat Mfg Outside and Final
HRP Heat Refrigeration Piping This inspection shall be made after all piping and tubing that conveys refrigeration gas has been installed and before it is concealed.
HRR Heat Residential Rough This inspection is for R-3 occupancies and encompasses all the rough mechanical work within a dwelling. This inspection includes, but is not limited to, all gas appliance vents as well as all supply, return, and exhaust duct systems. This inspection is to be accomplished after all work has been completed and the roof is in place so that the structure is dryed in and before any work is concealed.
HRR+ Heat Residential Rough Addition
HSP Mechanical Special Inspection
HV Heat Vent Commercial Only. This inspection shall be made after the vents are installed and the roof is in place so that the structure is dryed in and before the vents are concealed.
HWP Heat Process Steam & Water Pipe This inspection shall be made after the steam and water piping systems that are part of a heating or cooling system have been installed and before it is covered and concealed.
HWP+ Heat Process Steam & Water Pipe

Plumbing

Code Inspection Type Description
P= Plumbing Final When all plumbing work is completed and fixtures are in place.
P=S Plumbing Lawn Sprinkler
P16 Plumbing Consultation
PB Plumbing Base When the base is in place and under test, before backfilling and before the floor is poured (if slab on grade or basement type structure. Note; Outside water line must be inspected before the trench is backfilled).
PB+ Plumbing Base Additional When the base is in place and under test, before backfilling and before the floor is poured (if slab on grade or basement type structure. Note; Outside water line must be inspected before the trench is backfilled).
PBP Plumbing Backflow Preventer
PE Plumbing Extension
PGI Plumbing Grease Interceptor
PO= Plumbing Mfg Res Set and Final Manufactured residential Structure's outside water and final
PRD Plumbing Roof Drain When the roof drainage system piping is in place, but not yet concealed.
PT Plumbing Mobile-Home/MFG HSG Plumbing Mobile-Home/Manufactured Building inspection
PTO Plumbing Top out / Water in When all fixture drain lines, vents, and water supply lines are in place and under test.
PTO+ Plumbing Top Out / Water in +
PWO Plumb Water Out When then water-service ditch has been excavated and the service line placed in the ditch, but not yet backfilled.

Sign

Code Inspection Type Description
S= Sign Final
SE Sign Extension
SELC Sign Electrical
SF Sign Foundation
SFT Sign Footing
SPI Sign Permit Image

Elevator

Code Inspection Type Description
H01 Elevator Annual Inspection
H02 Elevator Six Month Inspection
H03 Elevator Followup
H05 Equipment Red Tag
H06 Traction 5-Year Test
V= Elevator Final (Acceptance Inspection) Final ( Acceptance Inspection )
V16 Elevator/Chair Lift Inspection Residential Elevator/Chair Lift Inspection
VHW Elevator Hoist Way Hoist Way - Pit/Fire Rating - Ventilation - Projections - Door Frames
VMR Elevator Mech. Room Mechanical Room / Fire Rating - Ventilation - Other Equipment - Elec. Disconnects
VSC Elevator Smoke Control Smoke Control

Wrecking

Code Inspection Type Description
W= Wrecking Final
WE Wrecking Extension

External Inspection Codes


Fire

Code Inspection Type Description
F= Fire Final Fire final inspection approved
FAL Fire Alarm system Fire alarm system (wiring, device location, panel, annunciation, power connections, battery)
FAP Fire Aboveground Piping Above ground piping installation (pressure test, containment, fittings, support, protection, identification)
FAT Fire Aboveground Above ground temporary or permanent tank installation (setback, containment, signage, security)
FCN Fire Construction Features Construction features (occupancy, construction type, separations, fire assemblies, fire equipment, exiting)
FDR Fire Development Review Development review per approved DP (location, road loading, width, grade, address, street name, landscape)
FEX Fire Explosive and Blasting Explosive and blasting agent storage and use (permit, shoot plan, safety precautions)
FHM Fire Hazardous Materials Hazardous materials (storage, use, controls, mitigation, fire systems, signage, inventories, maps)
FHP= Fire High Pile Final
FHS Fire Commercial hood and supp. Commercial hood fire suppression systems (test, head/piping location, extinguishing agent, activation)
FHZ= Fire Hazmat Final
FMC Fire Miscellaneous Miscellaneous activity not specified by designation
FSB Fire Spray finishing booth Spray finishing booth (location, ventilation, suppression, activation, construction)
FSS Fire sprinkler system Fire sprinkler system (water density, flush, piping, support, heads, location, flow alarm, monitor)
FUP Fire undergound piping install Undergound piping installation (location, backfill, containment, depth slope, monitor)
FUT Fire undergound tank Undergound tank installation (setback, containment, tank integrity, backfill, monitory)

Health Department

Code Inspection Type Description
HD= Health Department Final

Engineering

Code Inspection Type Description
N= Engineering Final Enginerring Final

Sign

Code Inspection Type Description
S= Sign Final

Utility

Code Inspection Type Description
U= Utility Final Utility Final
UBS Utility Sewer Inspection Utility Sewer Inspection
UEM Utility Electric Meter Utility Electric Meter
UF Utility Fees
UGM Utility Gas Meter Utility Gas Meter
UWM Utility Water Meter Utility Water Meter
UWS Utility Water Service When then water-service ditch has been excavated and the service line placed in the ditch, but not yet backfilled.

Zoning

Code Inspection Type Description
Z= Zoning/D.R. Final Zoning/Development Review Final Inspection

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