When do I need an inspection?

The rule of thumb is do not cover any building element (including the ground) until it has been inspected by the appropriate inspector. Typical inspections are as follow: excavation, rebar for grounding by wiring inspector, rebar by building inspector, foundation, rough plumbing, rough gas, rough wiring, wall bracing, rough frame, insulation, final plumbing, final gas, final wiring, final fire alarm, final building. For further information please read our inspection guidelines.

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1. When do I need a building permit?
2. Are there specific exceptions to building permits?
3. Which application should I use?
4. Can homeowners apply for a Building Permit?
5. How much does the permit cost?
6. How long does the premit review proccess take?
7. When do I need an inspection?
8. Who requests the inspections?
9. When will the inspection take place?
10. Do I need to be there?