What is the general inspection checklist for Framing? (Framing and all Rough-In Inspections can be inspected at the same time.)
  • Are your studs, joists, beams, and trusses/rafters sized, spaced, placed, and connected per plans, specifications, layouts, etc? 
  • Does the building footprint/layout match the approved set of plans? 
  • Do you have any engineered products (LVL’s, PSL’s, etc) or designs (tall walls, retaining walls, superior walls, etc)? If so, do you have your specifications, designs, or calculations for those products? 
  • Is all truss bracing in place per truss specifications? 
  • Are all point loads carried down to the footings? Is squash blocking in place, if required? 
  • Are all headers/girders sized per approved plans? 
  • Are all end joints in double top plates at least separated by 24”? 
  • Is the lumber pressure treated where needed? 
  • Is all dimensional lumber graded per approved plans? 
  • Are all studs graded minimum #2 and spaced/sized per Table R602.3(5)? 
  • Is all wall construction following the fastening schedule found on Table R602.3(1)? 
  • Is the drilling/notching of studs and joists allowed by code (R502.8)? Do the wires or pipes need a nail plate for protection? 
  • Are all hangers/ties/other means of mechanical connection in place per approved plans or manufacturer’s installation guide? 
  • Are portal frames secured and held-down per R602.10.6.1-4? 
  • Are your windows installed? Are they glazed if required by the VRC or approved plans? 
  • Is the required egress path/emergency egress rescue opening present? 
  • Is there at least a 6’8” headroom in all areas including stairways? 

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1. Do I need an inspection?
2. Do I need to be present for every inspection?
3. What is the general inspection checklist for Erosion and Sediment Control (E&S)?
4. What is the general inspection checklist for Footings? (Can be inspected by a 3rd Party.)
5. What is the general inspection checklist for Foundations? (Can be inspected by a 3rd Party.)
6. What is the general inspection checklist for Groundworks? (Can be inspected by a 3rd party, but must be approved by the Building Official.)
7. What is the general inspection checklist for Slabs? (Can be inspected by a 3rd party.)
8. What is the general inspection checklist for Drain Tile/Waterproofing? (Can be inspected by a 3rd party.)
9. What is the general inspection checklist for Framing? (Framing and all Rough-In Inspections can be inspected at the same time.)
10. What is the general inspection checklist for Plumbing Rough-Ins?
11. What is the general inspection checklist for Electrical Rough-Ins?
12. What is the general inspection checklist for Mechanical Rough-Ins?
13. What is the general inspection checklist for Permanent Service?
14. What is the general inspection checklist for Insulation?
15. What is the general inspection checklist for Building Final?
16. What is the general inspection checklist for Deck Framing?
17. What is the general inspection checklist for Deck Final?