9-1-3: INSPECTIONS; ISSUANCE OF CERTIFICATES:
Inspections required under the provisions of the building code adopted in chapter 2 of this title shall be made by the building official or his duly appointed assistant. The building official may accept reports of inspectors of recognized inspection services, after investigation of their qualifications and reliability. No certificate called for by any provision of the building code shall be issued on such reports unless the same are in writing and certified to by a responsible officer of such service. (Prior code § 5-3)