Required List of Inspections - East Haddam

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    7 Main St. P.O. Box-K
    East Haddam, CT 06423
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    Required List of Inspections

    The Owner, Owner’s agent or Builder/Contractor is responsible for requesting inspections.  All new work must conform to the current Connecticut Building Codes.  It is the responsibility of the property owner to obtain permits and approvals prior to commencement of work.  Please call to schedule inspections 48 hours in advance so that we may fulfill your needs.  Please remember that permits must be issued prior to inspection, or inspection will not be conducted.  We may be contacted at 860-873-5024 or by email at building.dept@easthaddam.org.

    1. Temporary Electric Service if applicable
    2. Footings or Piers (prior to concrete placement)
    3. Horizontal Rebar in foundation Wall
    4. Footing Drain/Foundation Coating (Backfill Inspection) after footing drains in place and foundation coating is applied
    5. Subslab plumbing (if applicable) prior to vapor barrier placement, water test only if building sewer
    6. Vapor barrier (sub slab) prior to concrete placement
    7. Rough mechanicals (electric, plumbing heating), prior to rough framing
    8. Rough Framing after completion of rough mechanical inspection
    9. Duct and Blower Door Testing/Air Barrier
    10. Permanent Electric Service/Electric trench (if underground) trench 24”- 36”deep with conduits placed, 12” of clean cover material/sand, 6” wide red polyethylene ID tape.
    11. Well trench dug 48” minimum depth with 6” sand, well lines in place, 12” clean material over
    12. Fireplace hearth extension formed with rebar in place prior to pouring
    13. Chimney throat firebox constructed with max ¼” joints in firebrick, damper in place, with smoke shelf and flue started
    14. Insulation - Only when rough mechanical/framing approved, prior to drywall application
    15. New and/or replacement water heater/boiler/furnace, oil/propane tanks installed in accordance with manufacturers installation instructions.
    16. Final inspection - Call for Certificate of Occupancy/Use when construction is complete.

    Connecticut State Building Codes as of 02/28/2014
    2003        International Building Code w/2005 Connecticut State Supplement and
                    2009 Amendments
    2009        International Residential Code w/2013 Connecticut State Supplement
    2003        International Mechanical Code w/2005 Connecticut State Supplement and
                    2009 Amendments
    2003        International Plumbing Code w/2005 Connecticut State Supplement and
                    2009 Amendments
    2003        International Existing Building Code w/2005 Connecticut State
                    Supplement and 2009 Amendments
    2003        ANSI A117.1 Accessibility Codes
    2011        National Electrical Code
    2009        International Energy Code

    Amendments can be obtained by following the link to the Office of the State Building Inspector.

    Special Notes

    • NO BURYING OF CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS, PER BUILDING OFFICIAL
    • NO BURNING OF CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS, PER FIRE MARSHAL
    • 4” HOUSE NUMBERS ON MAILBOX AND HOME ARE REQUIRED AT FINAL INSPECTION

    Also contact Zoning at 860-873-5031
    Also contact Chatham Health District at 860-873-5101