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Electrical: A permit is not required for minor repair work, including the replacement of lamps or the connection of approved portable electrical equipment to approved permanently installed receptacles.
Gas: A permit is not required for gas-fueled portable heating, cooking or clothes-drying appliances.
Heating and Cooling: A permit is not required for installation of portable heating, ventilation and cooling appliances that connect to permanently install electrical receptacles.
EXCEPTION: Only two (2) copies are needed of drawings for fire alarm and fire suppression systems and of drawings for plumbing, electrical and HVAC work that are part of a project for which a building permit application has previously been filed.
Footing – After the trench for the footing or for the basement has been excavated and forms are set, but before the footing is poured.
Waterproofing – If waterproofing is required because the foundation will enclose habitable space, either now or in the future.
Basement floor, slab-on-grade and crawlspace – Just prior to pouring concrete or setting floor joints. Under-slab inspections, as appropriate for foundation drains, plumbing, electrical and HVAC must be completed before the floor/slab/crawlspace inspection can be conducted.
Framing – Prior to installation of insulation, and following rough-in plumbing, electrical and HVAC inspections.
Energy Conservation – After insulation in walls, crawlspaces and roof/ceiling, but prior to any interior finish installation.
Fire Resistance – If a fire resistance rating is required for all or part of a building, an inspection must be made prior to the spackling and taping of joints. Other inspections may be needed in regard to other life safety components of a building.
Final – Before the issuance of a Certificate of Use and Occupancy, a final inspection must be successfully completed. Other inspections that will precede the final inspection may include plumbing, electrical, HVAC and fire prevention.
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