Outside Job Examples - Possible Permits

Knowing the requirements of City Codes can help you avoid delays by avoiding common mistakes in your project. Below are common projects requiring permitting and inspections. The inspections listed may vary depending on the complexity of your project. You will be advised as to which inspections your project requires through the permitting process and by your inspector.

Decks/Porches


Permits & Documents


  • Building permit
  • Electrical permit

Inspections


  • Deck Footing
  • Framing
  • Rough Electrical
  • Final Electrical
  • Final Inspection

Garages

Permits & Documents


  • Building permit
  • Electrical permit

Inspections


  • Footing
  • Foundation Wall
  • Slab
  • Underground Electrical
  • Anchor Bolt
  • Braced Wall
  • Applicable Roughs (Electrical, Mechanical, and Plumbing)
  • Framing
  • Insulation
  • Applicable Finals (Electrical, Mechanical, and Plumbing)
  • Final Construction

Patio Covers/Enclosures

Permits & Documents


  • Building permit
  • Electrical permit
  • Mechanical permit

Inspections


  • Applicable Roughs
  • Framing
  • Applicable Finals
  • Final Electrical

Sheds

Permits & Documents


  • Building permit
  • Electrical permit

Inspections


  • Footing
  • Applicable Roughs
  • Framing
  • Applicable Finals
  • Final Construction

Solar Panels

Permits & Documents


  • Building permit
  • Electrical permit
  • Plumbing permit

Inspections


  • Applicable Roughs
  • Applicable Finals
  • Final Construction
Note: You must provide a ladder at the time of inspection for all roof mounted inspections.

Swimming Pools

Permits & Documents


  • Pool and Spa permit
  • Electrical permit

Inspections


  • Rebar for gunite pools
  • Applicable Roughs
  • Applicable Finals

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Contact the Building Code department at 615-451-5968 for additional questions