What is the typical inspection process for single-family dwellings?

The typical process for an inspection of a single family dwelling is:

  1. Plumbing rough and gas – The form board survey will be provided at this stage. Roll-off dumpster, erosion control, and t-pole construction fence are required.
  2. Slab and foundation – Foundation must pass pre-pour inspections by the City and by the builder’s foundation engineer prior to pouring. Slab and foundation plans must be on site at time of inspection.
  3. Frame – This includes building, plumbing, electrical, and mechanical roughs.
  4. Temporary utility – Electric and gas meters released.
  5. Culvert and approach
  6. Reports required at final inspection to obtain a Certificate of Occupancy (C/O):
    • Septic Tank Approval from Collin County
    • Fire and Irrigation Backflow Reports (if system installed)
    • Foundation Letter stating the engineer has completed the pre-pour inspection
    • Grading for water flow on lot
    • Energy Report (Compliance Report for Certificate of Occupancy in compliance with N1105.4.2.2 (R405.4.2.2) of the IECC)
    • Termite Report
    • Water Meter Inspection
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