When to Call for a Building Inspection

Building Inspections
The following inspections must be requested according to the given instructions:
  • Grounding
    • When rebar is present in footings it shall be used as the grounding electrode. See NEC 250.52 (A)(3)
  • Footing 
    • After excavation and reinforcing steel is in place
    • Before the pouring of concrete
    • When rebar is present in footings it shall be used as the grounding electrode. See NEC 250.52 (A)(3)
  • Setbacks
    • (stringline required on property line)
  • Foundation
    • After all walls and pier forms are in place
    • Before any framing placed on foundation (crawl space)
  • Building Slab
    • After all compaction of any fill, pre-treatment, grade beams, wire mesh, and installation of vapor barrier
    • Before the placement of concrete
  • Framing
    • After the roof, all framing, fire blocking, and bracing are in place and all concealed wiring, pipes, chimneys, ducts, and vents are complete
  • Final
    • After the building is complete and ready for occupancy
Contact Information
For more information, please contact the License and Inspection Department between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday at:
  • Ph: (706) 312-5050
  • Fx: (706) 312-4277