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McDonough, GA 30253
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Building Department

Residential New Construction, Additions and Accessory Structures

Call for the following mandatory inspections. All inspections are called in through the Automated Inspection Request System (AIRS) line at 678-583-3654. The Building Permit Number is required to initiate all inspections. Then follow prompts.

Building

  1. Foundation Inspection: To be made after trenches are excavated and forms erected.
  2. Frame Inspection: To be made after the roof, all framing, fire blocking and bracing are in place, all concealed wiring, all pipes, chimneys, ducts and vents are complete.
  3. Final Inspection: To be made after the building is completed and ready for occupancy.

Electrical

  1. Underground Inspection: To be made after trenches or ditches are excavated, conduit or cable installed, and before any backfill is put in place.
  2. Rough-In Inspection: To be made after the roof, framing, fire blocking and bracing is in place and prior to the installation of wall or ceiling membranes.
  3. Final Inspection: To be made after the building is complete, all required electrical fixtures are in place and properly connected or protected, and the structure is ready for occupancy.

Plumbing

  1. Underground Inspection: To be made after trenches or ditches are excavated, piping installed, and before any backfill is put in place.
  2. Rough – In Inspection: To be made after the roof, framing, fire blocking and bracing is in place and all soil, waste and vent piping is complete and prior to the installation of wall or ceiling membranes.
  3. Final Inspection: To be made after the building is complete, all plumbing fixtures are in place and properly connected, and the structure is ready for occupancy.

NOTE: See the Plumbing Code for required tests.

Mechanical

  1. Underground Inspection: To be made after trenches or ditches are excavated, underground duct and fuel piping installed, and before any backfill is put in place. When excavated soil contains rocks, broken concrete, frozen chunks and other rubble that would damage or break the piping or cause corrosive action, clean backfill shall be on the job site.
  2. Rough –In Inspection: To be made after the roof, framing, fire blocking and bracing are in place and all ducting, and other concealed components are complete, and prior to the installation of wall or ceiling membranes.
  3. Final Inspection: To be made after the building is complete, the mechanical system is in place and properly connected, and the structure is ready for occupancy.
    Exception: Ground – source heat pump loop systems tested in accordance with the Mechanical Code, shall be permitted to be backfilled prior to inspection.

Gas

  1. Underground Inspection: To be made after trenches or ditches are excavated, underground duct and fuel piping installed, and before any backfill is put in place. When excavated soil contains rocks, broken concrete, frozen chunks and other rubble that would damage or break the piping or cause corrosive action, clean backfill shall be on the job site.
  2. Rough Piping Inspection: To be made after all new piping authorized by the permit has been installed, and before any such piping has been covered or concealed or any fixtures or gas appliances have been connected.
  3. Final Piping Inspection: To be made after all piping authorized by the permit has been installed and after all portions which are to be concealed by plastering or otherwise have been so concealed, and before any fixtures or gas appliances have been connected. This inspection shall include a pressure test.
  4. Final Inspection: To be made on all new gas work authorized by the permit and such portions of existing systems as may be affected by new work or any changes, to insure compliance with all the requirements of this code and to assure that the installation and construction of the gas system is in accordance with reviewed plans.

Residential Pools

Call for the following mandatory inspections:

  1. Pool Bonding Inspection
  2. Final Inspection

 

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Last updated: Wednesday November 10 2010

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