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One and Two Family Inspection Requirements
Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)
109.3 Required inspections.

The building official upon notification from the permit holder or his or her agent shall make the following inspections, and shall either release that portion of the construction or shall notify the permit holder or his or her agent of any violations which must be corrected in order to comply with the technical codes. The building official shall determine the timing and sequencing of when inspections occur and what elements are inspected at each inspection.

Building
Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(ab1)
1. ~~Foundation inspection. To be made after trenches are excavated and forms erected and shall at a minimum include the following building components:

·Stem-wall
·Monolithic slab-on-grade
·Piling/pile caps
·Footers/grade beams

Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(ac2)
2. ~~Framing inspection. To be made after the roof, all framing, fire blocking and bracing is in place, all concealing wiring, all pipes, chimneys, ducts and vents are complete and shall at a minimum include the following building components:

  • ·Window/door framing
  • ·Vertical cells/columns
  • ·Lintel/tie beams
  • ·Framing/trusses/bracing/connectors
  • ·Draft stopping/fire blocking
  • ·Curtain wall framing
  • ·Energy insulation
  • ·Accessibility.
Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(ad3)
3. ~~Sheathing inspection. To be made either as part of a dry-in inspection or done separately at the request of the contractor after all roof and wall sheathing and fasteners are complete and shall at a minimum include the following building components:

  • ·Roof sheathing
  • ·Wall sheathing
  • ·Sheathing fasteners
  • ·Roof/wall dry-in.
Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(ae4)
4. ~~Roofing inspection. Shall at a minimum include the following building components:

  • ·Dry-in
  • ·Insulation
  • ·Roof coverings
  • ·Flashing
Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(af5)
5. ~~Final inspection. To be made after the building is completed and ready for occupancy.

Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(ag6)
6. ~~Swimming pool inspection. First inspection to be made after excavation and installation of reinforcing steel, bonding and main drain and prior to placing of concrete.

~~~Final inspection to be made when the swimming pool is complete and all required enclosure requirements are in place.

~~~In order to pass final inspection and receive a certificate of completion, a residential swimming pool must meet the requirements relating to pool safety features as described in Section 424.2.17.

Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(ah7)
7. ~~Demolition inspections. First inspection to be made after all utility connections have been disconnected and secured in such manner that no unsafe or unsanitary conditions shall exist during or after demolition operations.

~~~Final inspection to be made after all demolition work is completed.

Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(ai8)
8. ~~Manufactured building inspections. The building department shall inspect construction of foundations; connecting buildings to foundations; installation of parts identified on plans as site installed items, joining the modules, including utility crossovers; utility connections from the building to utility lines on site; and any other work done on site which requires compliance with the Florida Building Code. Additional inspections may be required for public educational facilities (see Section 423.27.20).

Electrical
Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(aj1)
1. ~~Underground inspection. To be made after trenches or ditches are excavated, conduit or cable installed, and before any backfill is put in place.

Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(ak2)
2. ~~Rough-in inspection. To be made after the roof, framing, fire blocking and bracing is in place and prior to the installation of wall or ceiling membranes.

Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(al3)
3. ~~Final inspection. To be made after the building is complete, all required electrical fixtures are in place and properly connected or protected, and the structure is ready for occupancy.

Plumbing
Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(am1)
1. ~~Underground inspection. To be made after trenches or ditches are excavated, piping installed, and before any backfill is put in place.

Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(an2)
2. ~~Rough-in inspection. To be made after the roof, framing, fire blocking and bracing is in place and all soil, waste and vent piping is complete, and prior to this installation of wall or ceiling membranes.

Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(ao3)
3. ~~Final inspection. To be made after the building is complete, all plumbing fixtures are in place and properly connected, and the structure is ready for occupancy.

Note: See Section P312 of the Florida Building Code, Plumbing for required tests.

Mechanical
Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(ap1)
1. ~~Underground inspection. To be made after trenches or ditches are excavated, underground duct and fuel piping installed, and before any backfill is put in place.

Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(aq2)
2. ~~Rough-in inspection. To be made after the roof, framing, fire blocking and bracing are in place and all ducting, and other concealed components are complete, and prior to the installation of wall or ceiling membranes.

Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(ar3)
3. ~~Final inspection. To be made after the building is complete, the mechanical system is in place and properly connected, and the structure is ready for occupancy.

Gas
Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(as1)
1. ~~Rough piping inspection. To be made after all new piping authorized by the permit has been installed, and before any such piping has been covered or concealed or any fixtures or gas appliances have been connected.

Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(at2)
2. ~~Final piping inspection. To be made after all piping authorized by the permit has been installed and after all portions which are to be concealed by plastering or otherwise have been so concealed, and before any fixtures or gas appliances have been connected. This inspection shall include a pressure test.

Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(au3)
3. ~~Final inspection. To be made on all new gas work authorized by the permit and such portions of existing systems as may be affected by new work or any changes, to ensure compliance with all the requirements of this code and to assure that the installation and construction of the gas system is in accordance with reviewed plans.

Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(1)
109.3.1 Reserved.

Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(2)
109.3.2 Reserved.

Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(3)
109.3.3 Reinforcing steel and structural frames.
Reinforcing steel or structural frame work of any part of any building or structure shall not be covered or concealed without first obtaining a release from the building official.

Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(4)
109.3.4 Termites.

Building components and building surroundings required to be protected from termite damage in accordance with Section 1503.6, Section 2304.13 or Section 2304.11.6, specifically required to be inspected for termites in accordance with Section 2114, or required to have chemical soil treatment in accordance with Section 1816 shall not be covered or concealed until the release from the building official has been received.

Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(5)
109.3.5 Shoring.
For threshold buildings, shoring and associated formwork or false work shall be designed and inspected by a Florida licensed professional engineer, employed by the permit holder or subcontractor, prior to any required mandatory inspections by the threshold building inspector.

Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(6)
109.3.6 Threshold building.

Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(6)(1)
109.3.6.1 The enforcing agency shall require a special inspector to perform structural inspections on a threshold building pursuant to a structural inspection plan prepared by the engineer or architect of record. The structural inspection plan must be submitted to the enforcing agency prior to the issuance of a building permit for the construction of a threshold building. The purpose of the structural inspection plans is to provide specific inspection procedures and schedules so that the building can be adequately inspected for compliance with the permitted documents.

Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(6)(2)
109.3.6.2 The special inspector shall inspect the shoring and reshoring for conformance to the shoring and reshoring plans submitted to the enforcing agency. A fee simple title owner of a building which does not meet the minimum size, height, occupancy, occupancy classification or number-of-stories criteria which would result in classification as a threshold building under Section 553.71(7) Florida Statutes, may designate such building as a threshold building, subject to more than the minimum number of inspections required by the Florida Building Code, Building.

Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(6)(3)
109.3.6.3 The fee owner of a threshold building shall select and pay all costs of employing a special inspector, but the special inspector shall be responsible to the enforcement agency. The inspector shall be a person certified, licensed or registered under Chapter 471, Florida Statutes, as an engineer or under Chapter 481, Florida Statutes, as an architect.

Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(6)(4)
109.3.6.4 Each enforcement agency shall require that, on every threshold building:

Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(6)(4)(1)
109.3.6.4.1 The special inspector, upon completion of the building and prior to the issuance of a certificate of occupancy, file a signed and sealed statement with the enforcement agency in substantially the following form: “To the best of my knowledge and belief, the above described construction of all structural load-bearing components complies with the permitted documents, and the shoring and reshoring conforms to the shoring and reshoring plans submitted to the enforcement agency.”

Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(6)(4)(2)
109.3.6.4.2 Any proposal to install an alternate structural product or system to which building codes apply be submitted to the enforcement agency for review for compliance with the codes and made part of the enforcement agency’s recorded set of permit documents.

Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(6)(4)(3)
109.3.6.4.3 All shoring and reshoring procedures, plans and details be submitted to the enforcement agency for recordkeeping. Each shoring and reshoring installation shall be supervised, inspected and certified to be in compliance with the shoring documents by the contractor.

Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(6)(4)(4)
109.3.6.4.4 All plans for the building which are required to be signed and sealed by the architect or engineer of record contain a statement that, to the best of the architect’s or engineer’s knowledge, the plans and specifications comply with the applicable minimum building codes and the applicable fire-safety standards as determined by the local authority in accordance with this section and Chapter 633, Florida Statutes.

Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(6)(5)
109.3.6.5 No enforcing agency may issue a building permit for construction of any threshold building except to a licensed general contractor, as defined in Section 489.105(3)(a), Florida Statutes, or to a licensed building contractor, as defined in Section 489.105(3)(b), Florida Statutes, within the scope of her or his license. The named contractor to whom the building permit is issued shall have the responsibility for supervision, direction, management and control of the construction activities on the project for which the building permit was issued.

Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(6)(6)
109.3.6.6 The building department may allow a special inspector to conduct the minimum structural inspection of threshold buildings required by this code, Section 553.73, Florida Statutes, without duplicative inspection by the building department. The building official is responsible for ensuring that any person conducting inspections is qualified as a building inspector under Part XII of Chapter 468, Florida Statutes, or certified as a special inspector under Chapter 471 or 481, Florida Statutes. Inspections of threshold buildings required b ]Section 553.79(5), Florida Statutes, are in addition to the minimum inspections required by this code.

Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚[Marker]109.3.7 Reserved.

Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(8)
109.3.8 Reserved.

Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(9)
109.3.9 Reserved.

Chapter 1‚ Section 109‚ (3)(10)
109.3.10 Reserved.


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