15.18.050  Special inspections and tests.
   When provided for by the grading standards adopted by Chapter 15.14 of this title or the conditions of a grading permit issued pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 15.16 of this title, or whenever determined necessary to verify compliance with such standards or the conditions of such permit, the building official may require the permit holder, or any permit applicant requesting approval of a variance or alternative method of work, to perform such special inspections and/Or tests which are conducted by an individual, association or agency having particular qualifications or technical expertise to carry out such inspections or make such tests. Such special inspections and/or tests shall be made at the sole cost and expense of the permit holder or applicant, shall be undertaken by an individual, association or agency whose qualifications and technical expertise have been approved by the building official, and shall be conducted in accordance with the inspection or test protocol established by the grading standards adopted by Chapter 15.14 of this title or by other recognized inspection or test methods. 
(Ord. 758-2005 (part), 2005)