When is an inspection necessary?
The Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code (USBC) mandates that work regulated by the Code be inspected before it is concealed. This includes footings before concealed with dirt, walls and framing before wall coverings are installed, the foundation before the sill plate conceals the top of the wall, etc. Also, a final inspection and approval must be obtained before the new work is occupied or used.

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1. When can I call for an inspection?
2. Can I request a partial inspection?
3. When will the inspector arrive?
4. When is an inspection necessary?
5. What does “approved” mean?
6. What does it mean if an inspection fails?
7. How do I reschedule an inspection?
8. How do I cancel an inspection?
9. What is a re-inspection fee?
10. Can I request a time for my inspection?
11. How can I request an inspection?