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(a) Preliminary inspection. Before issuing a permit, the director may examine or cause to be examined all buildings, structures and sites for which an application has been filed for a permit to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, remove, demolish or change the use thereof; and he may conduct such inspections from time to time during and upon completion of the work for which he has issued a permit; and he shall maintain a record of all such examinations and inspections and of all violations of this chapter.
(b) Accredited inspection services. The director may accept reports of his own inspectors or of approved inspection services which satisfy his requirements as to qualifications and reliability.
(c) Plan inspection. When required by the provisions of this chapter materials or assemblies shall be inspected at the point of manufacture or fabrication.
(d) Inspection reports. All inspection reports shall be in writing and shall be certified by the approved inspection service, or responsible officer of the service or the individual when expert inspection services are accepted. A label or mark of approval permanently fixed to the product indicating that factory inspection has been made shall be accepted in lieu of the aforesaid report in writing.
(e) Final inspection. Upon completion of the building or structure and before issuance of the certificate of use and occupancy as required by this chapter, a final inspection shall be made and all violations of the approved plans and permit shall be noted and the holder of the permit shall be notified of the violations. (1975 L.M.C., ch. 1, § 2.)