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Building Defect Codes

Footings (FT), Foundations (FD), Framing(FR), Slab (SL), Insulation (IN), Final (FI), Common Codes

Footings ( FT):

01 Passed 15 Engineered Design Footing
02 Failed 16 Footing width incorrect
03 Inaccessible 17 Rebar missing/required
04 Not ready for inspection 18 Rebar contact w/ground/form
05 Call clerk for descriptions 19 Need caisson/footing eng. rept.
06 No address posted 20 Dowels need set/tied
07 Building unsafe 88 Approved plan error
08 Need soil/compaction test 89 Previous inspection error
09 Need stepped footings/bulkheads 90 Work may progress
10 Footing depth incorrect 93 Notice of Violations given
11 Clean out footings 94 Stop work order posted
12 Need survey to verify setbacks 95 Previous list incomplete
13 Unsuitable soil conditions 96 Not per design
14 Pier footing missing 97 Other defects listed on job
    98 No plans/permits on site

 

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Foundations (FD):

01 Passed 19 Missing piers
02 Failed 20 Piers exceed max. height
03 Inaccessible 21 Excessive backfill
04 Not ready for inspection 22 Waterproofing/damproofing
05 Call clerk for descriptions 23 Engineered Found. Design
06 No address posted 24 Inadequate cover all steel
07 Building unsafe 25 Form retainers not removed/grouted
08 Need soil/compaction test 26 Base plate not grouted
09 Bonding 27 Key ways omitted
10 Projections of Footings 88 Approved plan error
11 Full head/bed joints 89 Previous inspection error
12 Need survey to verify setbacks 90 Work may progress
13 Foundation anchors 93 Notice of Violations given
14 Need 4" or 8" solid cap 94 Stop work order posted
15 Foundation venting 95 Previous list incomplete
16 Grade Fndtn/Fndtn drain 96 Not per design
17 Crawl space door too small 97 Other defects listed on job
18 Organic material in crawl 98 No plans/permit on site

 

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Framing (FR):

01 Passed 43 Rafter bearing
02 Failed 44 Collar ties missing
03 Inaccessible 45 Valley blocking
04 Not ready for inspection 46 Treated plates/sleepers
05 Call clerk for descriptions 47 Stud size/spacing
06 No address posted 48 Knee wall construction
07 Energy Calc/MEC check 49 Ext. wall wind load design
08 Wall bracing 50 Studs for beam support
09 Notched plate 51 Blocking at wall sheet
10 Stud cut, notched, bored 52 Girder cut, notched, bored
11 Firestop/Draftstop 53 Girder bearing on piers
12 Fireplace/Chimney clearance 54 Joist bearing
13 Header size/support 55 Joist span/support
14 Garage header bearing 56 Lintel not correctly installed
15 Flashing brick veneer 57 No chimney
16 Felt backing for brick veneer 58 Truss drawings not on site
17 Hook up bath fans 59 House not dried
18 Girder span/support 60 Top plate (602.3.2)
19 Joist lateral support bridge 61 Fire rated penetrations
20 Joist cut, notched, or bored 62 No UL rating listed
21 Engineered floor installation or repairs 63 Sprayed fireproofing
22 Opening in floor system, double header/trimmer 64 Rated wall to deck
23 Stair construction 65 Townhouse roof sheathing
24 Stair headroom 66 Tenant Separation Req.'s
25 Safety glazing required 67 Townhouse wall clips missing
26 Window egress 68 Perimeter fire stopping
27 Hip/Valley Down bracing 69 Welds/bolting
28 Rafter span/down bracing 70 Improper bolts/bolting/test
29 Rafter cut, notched, bored 71 Penetrations at rated assembly
31 Engineered roof design, installation or repairs 72 Rated walls not stenciled
32 Attic ventilation 73 Required dampers missing
33 Attic access 74 Changes require resubmittal
34 Felt under asphalt shingles 88 Approved plan error
35 Flashing 89 Previous inspection error
36 Ledgers/hangers 90 Work may progress
37 Trade roughs incomplete 93 Notice of violations given
38 Foundation anchors missing 94 Stop Work order posted
39 Improper nailing 95 Previous list incomplete
40 Openings not doubled 96 Not per design
41 Okay to insulate 97 Other defects listed on job
42 Rafter bracing incomplete 98 No plans/permit on site
 

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Slab (SL):

01 Passed 16 Decking not welded/attached
02 Failed 17 Exp. joints not installed
03 Inaccessible 18 Control joints required
04 Not ready for Inspection 19 Steel not properly installed
05 Call clerk for descriptions 20 Testing required at anchors
06 No address posted 88 Approved plan error
07 Energy Calc/MEC check 89 Previous inspection error
08 Need soil/compaction 90 Work may progress
09 Foundation anchors 93 Notice of violations given
10 Thickened slab/bearing 94 Stop work order posted
11 Termite treatment 95 Previous list incomplete
12 Need survey to verify setbacks 96 Not per design
13 Unsuitable sub-base 97 Other defects listed on job
14 Vapor barrier/insulation 98 No plans/permit on site
15 Wire mesh missing or not correct    
 

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Insulation (IN):

01 Passed 17 Insulation missing
02 Failed 18 Vapor barrier missing
03 Inaccessible 19 Insulation batts stapled
04 Not ready for inspection 20 Insulation in gas appliance rm
05 Call clerk for descriptions 21 Hook up bath fans
06 No address posted 22 Top plates not packed
07 Energy calc/MEC check 23 Insulation wet
08 Wall R-Values 88 Approved plan error
09 Ceiling R-Values 89 Previous inspection error
10 Floor R-Values 90 Work may progress
11 Insulation baffles 1" air space 93 Notice of violations given
12 Insulation-doors, windows, fireplace openings 94 Stop work order posted
13 Insulation behind tubs 95 Previous list incomplete
14 Firestop draftstop 96 Not per design
15 Energy caulking 97 Other defects listed on job
16 Water line to heated side 98 No plans/permits on site

 

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Final (FI):

01 Passed 41 Skylight screens required
02 Failed 42 Carpet runners not down
03 Inaccessible 43 Install garage doors
04 Not ready for inspection 44 Siding missing/incomplete
05 Call clerk for description 45 Pulldown stair installation
06 No address posted 46 Found. vents below grade
07 Energy calc/MEC check 47 Glazing/windows missing
08 Chimney height 48 Travel distance (max. dead-end)
09 Garage separation 49 Bath ventilation
10 Under stair protection 51 Fire Alarm
11 Insulation missing/exposed 52 Emergency lighting
12 Exterior deck attach., frame, rails 53 Sprinkler/certification
13 Safety glazing req'd. 54 Safety to life
14 Flashing/caulking 55 Exit door hardware
15 Weep holes in brick veneer 56 Flame spread rating
16 Crawl cleaning/drainage 57 Rated wall sign
17 Stucco Certification letter 58 Soffit vent protection
18 Handrail construction 59 Exit sign
19 Guardrail construction 60 H/C drain line protect.
20 Missing/Incomplete insul. certif. 61 H/C door hardware
21 Window egress 62 H/C mirrors/dispensers
22 Appliance venting 63 H/C grab bars
23 Exterior grading 65 H/C handrail extension
24 Foundation repairs 66 H/C parking/sign
25 Mantel clearance/hearth extensions 67 H/C ramp
26 Stair headroom 68 H/C interior signage
27 Weather stripping 69 Add/move sprinkler heads
28 Stair construction incomplete 70 Aisle width
29 Chimney damper 88 Approved plan error
30 Cricket on chimney 89 Previous inspection error
31 Deck lateral bracing 90 Work may progress
32 Stair landings required 91 Safety to life certifications
33 Hallway/stair clearance 93 Notice of violations given
34 Attic access 94 Stop work order posted
35 Roof vents 95 Previous list incomplete
36 Rated wall caulking 96 Not per design
37 Penetration in rated wall 97 Other defects listed on job
38 Rated wall incomplete 98 No plans/permit on site
39 Energy caulking    
40 Foam plastics exposed    

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Common Codes

01 Passed 89 Previous inspection error
02 Failed 90 Work may progress
03 Inaccessible 93 Notice of violations given
04 Not ready for inspection 94 Stop work order posted
05 Call clerk for description 95 Previous list incomplete
06 No address posted 96 Not per design
07 Building unsafe 97 Other defects listed on job
88 Approved plan error 98 No plans/permit on site

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