Required Inspections

Building Code - Inspections Required

 

Inspection requests: It shall be the duty of the person doing the work authorized by a permit to notify the Building Official that such work is ready for inspection. Building inspections will be performed on Mondays-Thursday and must be called in or emailed to: publicworks@townofblueriver.org by 4:00 p.m. the day before.  Monday inspections are to be scheduled by 4:00 p.m. Thursday.

 

Telephone requests for inspections: 970-485-5193 or email: publicworks@townofblueriver.org

  1. Layout & Footings. Forms & steel in place. All materials, except concrete, on site. Survey for Improvement Location Certificate (ILC) must be completed at this time.
  2. Foundation Walls. Forms & steel in place. All materials, except concrete, on site. Foundation ILC must be received by Building Official prior to this inspection.
  3. Foundation Damp-proofing.
  4. Foundation Insulation
  5. Foundation Drain, properly bedded and prior to cover up
  6. Underground Plumbing. Prior to cover. Properly bedded, on test.
  7. Underground Electric
  8. Concrete Slab Prep. Forms, steel & expansion material in place. All materials, except concrete, on site.
  9. Rough Plumbing. Plumbing installed, on test.
  10. Rough Mechanical. Chimneys, vents, piping & ducts installed. Gas line & heat pipe on test.
  11. Rough Electric. All wiring pulled & splices made.
  12. Framing. After plumbing, mechanical & electric rough inspections are approved.  If Required ridgeline ILC must be received by Building Official prior to this inspection
  13. Insulation. Insulation certificate must be received by Building Official prior to this inspection
  14. Roof Underlayment. After ice & water shield is in place.
  15. Fireplace Chase. 5/8" X sheet rock installed & taped, if required.
  16. Gypsum Board Nail/Screw. After sheet rock is in place, prior to taping.
  17. Final Plumbing. After all fixtures & appliances are installed and operable.
  18. Final Mechanical. After all combustion air, equipment & appliances are installed and operable. Flammable Gas Alarm/Shutoff systems are required for propane systems over 60,000 BTU/Hr.
  19. Final Electrical. After all equipment & appliances are installed and operable.
  20. Final Building Inspection. After the structure has been completed in accordance with all permits, including paint, finish, parking, landscaping & cleanup. Approval of Summit County Health Department (septic system) or Upper Blue Sanitation District (sewer system) is required. Certain subdivisions require approval of Homeowner’s Association.  Blower door test results or sign-off by certified third party inspector for air sealing must be received by Building Official prior to this inspection.