Yes, it is necessary for each inspection that the set of approved plans, and the original yellow Building Permit inspection card be available to the Inspector at the time of each inspection. The inspector will check the actual construction against the approved plans and sign-off on the Building Permit card.
FAQ Topic: Building Codes
Yes. After your permit is issued, an inspection(s) will be required. Depending on the scope of your project, inspections may be required for foundation, framing, plumbing, electrical and similar work. A final inspection is required on all permits.
No contractor or subcontractor in the building trades shall perform any work within the City without first obtaining a certificate of registration from the Building Commissioner. You may contact the Building Department to verify if a contractor is registered.
Other than an emergency repair, work may not begin before approval and a permit is obtained. Please contact the Building Department for more information.
A homeowner owner may perform work on a single family dwelling in which he/she permanently resides. This exemption will not apply to the owner of a premise which is rented or leased. The homeowner shall submit a notarized affidavit to the Building Commissioner stating the nature and extent of the work to be performed. Any work … Continued