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.
Required Building Department Inspections Form

  1. Footings with forms in place.  Including pier pads and rebar. (prior to concrete placement)
  2. Foundation Wall Rebar
  3. Waterproofing/Coating along with Footing and Curtain Drains
  4. Vapor Barrier for Concrete Slabs (6mil poly minimum)
  5. Temporary Electric Service (separate permit required)
  6. Structural Framing
  7. Roof - Ice & Water and plywood seam sealing 2015 IRC 905.1.  NEW
  8. Air Barrier Inspection Prior to Water Barrier Installation (Tyvek, Greenwarp, ect.)
  9. Insulation and Thermal Barrier on exterior walls for duct chases, showers, knee walls, etc.
  10. Water Supply, Gas Supply and Electrical Trenches and required markings
  11. Rough Heat and A/C-HVAC and Duct Blast and Blower Door Test
  12. Rough Plumbing
  13. Rough Electrical
  14. Fireplace, Chimney and Stove Pipe Inspections including inserts.(separate permit is required)
  15. Insulation (no insulation allowed in building before exterior is weather tight)
  16. Permanent Electrical Service
  17. Final Inspection for Certificate of Occupancy or Certificate of Approval

Connecticut State Building Codes as of 10/01/2018
2015        International Building Code w/2018 Connecticut State
                Supplement Amendments
2015        International Residential Code w/2018 Connecticut State Supplement
2015        International Mechanical Code w/2018 Connecticut State Supplement and
                Amendments
2015        International Plumbing Code w/2018 Connecticut State Supplement and
                Amendments
2015        International Existing Building Code w/2018 Connecticut State
                Supplement and Amendments
2009        ANSI A117.1 Accessibility Codes
2017        National Electrical Code
2015        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

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