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(A) All construction or work for which a permit is required shall be subject to inspection by the Building Inspector and certain types of construction shall have continuous inspection by special inspectors. Work requiring a building permit shall not be commenced until the permit holder or his or her agent shall have posted an inspection record card in a conspicuous place on the front premise and in the position as to allow the Building Inspector conveniently to make the required entries thereon regarding inspection of the work. This card shall be maintained in the position by the permit holder until the certificate of occupancy has been issued.
(B) No work shall be done on any part of the building or structure beyond the point indicated in each successive inspection without first obtaining the written approval of the Building Inspector. The written approval shall be given only after an inspection shall have been made of each successive step in the construction. A survey of the lot may be required by the Building Inspector to verify compliance of the structure with approved plans. There shall be a final inspection and approval on all buildings when completed and ready for occupancy.
(C) No reinforcing steel or structural framework of any part of any building or structure shall be covered or concealed in any manner whatever without first obtaining the approval of the Building Inspector.
(D) The Building Inspector upon notification from the permit holder or his or her agent shall make the following inspections and shall either approve that portion of the construction as completed or shall notify the permit holder or his or her agent wherein the same fail to comply with Building Code:
(1) Foundation inspection. To be made after trenches are excavated and forms erected and when all materials for the foundation are delivered on the job. Where concrete from a central mixing plant (commonly termed “transit mixed”) is to be used, materials need not be on the job;
(2) Frame inspection. To be made after the roof, all framing, fireblocking, and bracing are in place and all pipes, chimneys, and vents are complete;
(3) Final inspection. To be made after building is completed and ready for occupancy; and
(4) Other inspections. In addition to the called inspections specified above, the Building Inspector may make any other inspections of any construction work to ascertain compliance with the provisions of the Building Code and other laws which are enforced by the Building Department.
(1972 Code, § 3-907) Penalty, see § 150.99