Once a permit is issued and construction starts, the applicant is responsible for requesting inspections of the work performed at various stages to ensure code compliance with the approved plans. The applicant must provide a ladder, scaffolding or other equipment necessary to conduct or witness a requested inspection.
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A Certificate of Occupancy is required prior to use or occupancy of any commercial building.
If you have any questions regarding Commercial inspections, occupancy or general information for your project, please contact us.
The Department of Building Inspection, in conjunction with Fire Life Safety, will coordinate with contractors to verify that measures are taken to safely segregate construction work from occupied areas.
Inspectors perform a variety of inspections during phases of construction.
The Building Inspection team determines whether to recommend a preconstruction meeting for a project. However, the contractor can also request one.