Building Inspections

Note Regarding Inspections

Inspections will be taken one day in advance. Please contact our main number 508-495-7470 to schedule your building inspection between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. This process does not apply to plumbing or electrical permits. Call ahead is one day in advance for building inspections only. 

Scheduling Inspections

When calling to schedule an inspection, please be ready with the address, permit number, and type of inspection needed.

Building Inspection Procedures

House numbers must be posted at all job sites before the job is started and any inspections take place. The following is a list of inspections required for new and addition/alteration building. It is the responsibility of the Homeowner to make sure all required inspections occur. Stamped plans and building cards must be at the job site at all times. 

  • Footing/Foundation/Sonotube inspection
  • Rough electric/plumbing inspection
  • Rough frame inspection + HVAC
  • Insulation inspection
  • Final electric/plumbing inspection
  • Final building inspection
  • Fireplace throat inspection
  • Fireplace throat inspection if applicable

The permit fee will cover the inspections listed above. Reinspection's will require an additional fee of $100 per reinspection.

Inspection Requirements

Deck Requirements

  • Sonotube inspection
  • Frame
  • Final inspection

Shed / Above-Ground Pool Requirements

Final inspection

In-Ground Pool Requirements

  • Electrical inspection
  • Rough inspection of steel rebar or collar
  • Final inspection