Please contact the Building Permit / Inspections Department the day before you need the inspection.
To better serve the contractors and subcontractors in Bulloch County, a new email address was created to be used exclusively to request all inspections.
1. Inspection Request Phone Line – (912) 489-1356
2. Inspection Request Email Address – Inspections Request Email
Please contact the Building Permits / Inspections Department by 5:00 p.m. the day before you need the inspection by either the above telephone number or email. You will need to specify your permit number as well as the type of inspection needed and your contact information. These requests will be monitored throughout the day.
Foundation inspection/temporary power: To be made after trenches for footings are excavated and all forms and required re-enforcement materials erected. Temporary electric service should also be erected.
Pre-Slab house: open plumbing – roughed-in plumbing tests on waste lines and water lines and open cell foundation walls with reinforcement, moisture barrier placement and thickness of slab.
Sub-floor house: foundation walls, bond beam/open cell prior to placement of concrete.
Sub-floor: foundation walls, bond beam/cells filled with concrete and anchor bolt placement.
Sub-floor: open framing to verify spans, anchoring and termite protection.
Exterior sheathing: verify nailing patterns, sheathing placement and overlaps and purlins as required.
Dry-in inspection: To be made after the roof, all framing, fire-blocking and bracing is in place. Plumbing, electrical and mechanical systems are to be roughed-in, including all pipes and concealed wiring. Chimney ducts and vents are complete.
Insulation inspection: Inspection shall be made to determine compliance with the Energy Efficiency chapter of the International Building Code and shall include, but not be limited to, inspections for: envelope insulation R and U values, fenestration U value, duct system R value, and HVAC and water-heating equipment efficiency.
Permanent power inspection: Inspection shall be made to determine compliance with the National Electric Code. Upon compliance with the National Electric Code, the Building Department will fax to the appropriate power company an approval to connect power to the building.
NOTE: If any portion of a lot is within the 100 year floodplain, an elevation certificate must be submitted prior to Certificate of Occupancy.
Certificate of occupancy inspection
Inspection Checklist / Tip Sheet
Please have the following ready when calling for an inspection:
- Permit Number
- Type of inspection
- Contact Information