Building Inspection Procedures

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ALL PERMITS FOR BUILDINGS, MECHANICALS, SEPTIC SYSTEMS, WELLS (WHEN REQUIRED)AND DRIVEWAYS MUST BE ISSUED PRIOR TO STARTING WORK.

NO INSPECTIONS WILL BE MADE UNTIL APPLICABLE PERMITS ARE IN.

No Building Permit Application will be accepted without the following:

  1. Completed building application and fee.
  2. Complete building plan, two copies (approved copy will be returned).
  3. Proposed plot plan - certified plot plan when foundation poured.
  4. REScheck-Residential Energy Code Calculations (see Dept. of Energy website:www.energycodes.gov/rescheck
  5. Well permit or public water supply.
  6. Septic permit or sanitary sewer permit.

The following inspections are required after a building permit has been issued:

Type of Inspection Timing Contact
Footing
 
Forms in place before pouring Bldg. Insp. 379-8830
Walls, waterproofing, footing drains with insulation on foundation (if necessary).
 
Before backfilling "
Certified Plot Plan (as built)
 
Before any framing "
Inground mechanicals
 
Before covering "
Roofing
 
While in progress "
Fireplaces
 
Throat height before tile "
Roughing Mechanicals and framing completed before insulation
 
"
Basement floor
 
Before concrete is delivered "
Insulation
 
Following installation "
Drywall
 
Before joint treatment "
Septic System Before cover Farmington Valley Health District
(860) 676-1953
(800) 909-3843
 
Sewer & Water connections Before uncapping lateral and tapping main
 
Sewer Inspector
(860) 379-9994
Water test and final approval of Septic System Before Certificate of Occupancy Farmington Valley Health District
 
Driveway Before Certificate of Occupancy Road Foreman
(860) 379-0351
 
Certificate of Occupancy Final Inspection before Occupancy Building Inspector
(860) 379-8830