The inspection process allows for the Building
Division to verify that the work being done by the contractor or homeowner is
meeting the minimum requirements as described in the 2014 North Dakota State
The following inspections are the most common required
inspections. Additional inspections may be required depending on the project.
All construction must meet the requirements outlined in the 2014 North Dakota
State Building Code.
OF THE SITE MUST BE POSTED AT ALL TIMES AND THE PERMIT AND PLANS MUST
ALWAYS BE ACCESSIBLE ON THE BUILDING SITE
Footing: Call when footing forms and
reinforcing are in place, but prior to the placement of any concrete.
Foundation Wall: Call when wall forms
are complete and all reinforcing is in place, but prior to the placement of any
Drain Tile Inspection:
Call when damp proofing and drain tile is in place and being covered with gravel, but prior to backfilling.
Concrete Slab: Call when forms are
complete and all reinforcing is in place, but prior to the placement of any
Framing: Call when structural
components are complete but prior to concealing with insulation or finishes.
NOTE: All electrical and plumbing rough in must be in place.
Insulation: Call when all insulation is
complete, when all windows, doors, and exterior weather barriers are in place.
Final: Call when project is complete
and the State Electrical Inspector and the State Plumbing Inspector has signed off on the project. A final inspection
must be done prior to occupying the structure.