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Final Inspection Checklist Template

A Final Inspection Checklist Template is a tool used to ensure that all components of a project have been thoroughly inspected and approved before proceeding to the next stage. It provides an organized list of items to be checked, making it easy to ensure that all project requirements have been met.

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Final Inspection Checklist
1. Building
Site drainage away from the house shall fall a minimum of 6 inches within the first 10 feet
Wood siding to be a minimum of 6” above adjacent grade
Building exterior finish to be completed
A 3’X3’ landing is required on each side of an egress door (some exceptions apply)
Garage to be separated from living space with minimum ½” gypsum wallboard on garage side
Door between house and garage to be a 20 minute rated door, a solid core 1-3/8” door or a steel clad insulated door
Enclosed accessible space under stairs is to be protected with ½” gypsum wallboard
Egress doors must be able to open from inside without the use of a key
Handrail height is to be 34” minimum and 38” maximum measured vertically from nosing of treads; handrails are required on stairs of 4 risers or more
Guardrails are to be installed on open sides of stairways, porches, balconies or raised floor surfaces more than 30” above the floor or grade below; finished height of guardrail is a minimum of 36”; open sides of stairways guardrail height may be reduced to a minimum dimension of 34” above the nosing of the stairs and a maximum of 38”
Foam plastic is to be separated from the building interior or crawl space by a thermal barrier of ½” gypsum wallboard unless tested and listed otherwise (except rim joists)
Install energy efficiency features & place completed energy sticker in electrical panel board
Final roofing material installed
Post permanent house numbers in location visible from the street
Under-floor areas to be cleared of all vegetation and construction debris
2. Electrical
Complete entire electrical system and install required fixtures
Smoke detectors installed and functioning
Interior wall surfaces to be installed to protect electrical conductors
Lighting fixture installed outside each exterior door
GFCI protected electrical outlets to be installed in kitchens, bathrooms, exterior (front & back), garage etc.
Electrical panel board covers on and circuit breakers identified for use
3. Plumbing & Mechanical
Heating system installed capable of maintaining 68 degrees 3 feet above the floor
Dwelling provided with a water closet, a lavatory and a bathtub or shower with a closeable door to the space
Dwelling provided with a kitchen area and sink
Dwelling provided with potable water to the building and DWV system tied to approved wastewater discharge system
Install pressure regulator at outfall of water meter (if street pressure >80 PSI) and thermal expansion tank on hot water system
Provide an air gap on the dishwasher drain line
Condensate lines for air conditioning and humidifier systems are to drain into the DWV system through an air gap
4. Sign off
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The Final Inspection Checklist Template is a useful tool for any project manager or inspector to help ensure that a project has been completed to the highest possible standard. It includes a wide range of items to be inspected, from materials and equipment to safety and quality assurance measures. This template also provides specific instructions for each item, ensuring that nothing has been overlooked in the final inspection. By using this template, the project manager or inspector can be certain that all aspects of the project have been checked, and that the highest standards have been met.
Please note that this checklist template is a hypothetical appuses-hero example and provides only standard information. The template does not aim to replace, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice, medical advice, diagnosis or treatment, or any other applicable law. You should seek your professional advice to determine whether the use of such a checklist is appropriate in your workplace or jurisdiction.
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