Field Inspections

Minimum Inspections
The owner is responsible for obtaining all required inspections. The codes require that the following minimum inspections of the work in progress be made:
  • Final inspections, plumbing, built-in appliances, structural site cleaning and grading
  • Footing, forms in place with tied steel in place prior to the placing of concrete
  • Foundation
    • If block foundation is used: block must be in place with dur-a-wall in place and voids slushed and steel in voids
    • If wood foundation, all walls standing and waterproofed
  • Roofing
  • Rough framing and plumbing
  • Sheet rock (drywall) applications
  • Wood stoves and fireplaces
  • Zoning, building should be staked out prior to any footings or concrete placement

Electrical Inspections
All electrical inspections are made by the State of Colorado electrical Inspector. The state inspector may be contacted by telephone at 303-869-3473.

Inspection Requests
Requests for inspection must be made before 3 p.m. to receive the inspection the next business day. The issued hard-card permit is to be on the job site and in a noticeable, accessible place to the inspector with the third set of approved plans in the weather-proof packet supplied by the Building Department, or there will be a re-inspection fee charged as per the Local Amendments to the 2009 International Building Codes if the card is lost or misplaced.