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 Charlotte, NC 28202

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Electrical Inspection Checklist

(This is not intended to be a complete list of items to be checked nor does it certify proper operation of equipment or systems)

Saw Service

  1. Location on lot
  2. Length of pole
  3. Meets minimum requirement for riser height
  4. Secure or properly brace pole
  5. Weather tight boxes and fittings
  6. Panel boards and equipment are properly rated (size, service equipment)
  7. All covers in place and not broken
  8. Correct over current protection on all circuits
  9. Proper wire sizes and types
  10. GFCI installed on all outlets
  11. No Knockouts missing
  12. All outlets installed and not broken
  13. Supplemental made electrode proper size (minimum conductor size #4 Copper)
  14. Supplemental ground rod proper length and size
  15. Supplemental ground clamp installed properly and tight
  16. Make sure you are ready for inspection!!!!

 

Rough Inspections

  1. Building is in the dry
  2. Service cable is proper length
  3. Grounding electrode conductor is installed (if required)
  4. All boxes are installed and properly spaced
  5. Boxes are not overloaded and properly grounded
  6. All wire is pulled
  7. Required number and size circuits are installed (i.e.-general lighting, kitchen, bathroom, furnace, GFCI's, etc)
  8. Required Arc-Fault circuits installed (all bedroom outlets, switches & receptacles)
  9. Circuits evenly divided
  10. Smoke detector requirements are met
  11. All grounded conductors are made up properly
  12. All grounding conductors are made up properly
  13. All wire is protected (1-1/4" from face of stud)
  14. All wire is properly supported
  15. Cable sheathing installed as required
  16. Cables damaged by other trades
  17. Nail guards are installed (if needed)
  18. Required clearances are maintained for lighting fixtures (recess, closets)
  19. All materials and equipment must be THIRD PARTY LISTED & LABLED
  20. Make sure you are ready for inspection!!!!!

 

Finals

  1. All work is complete
  2. ALL MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT MUST BE THIRD PARTY LISTED & LABLED
  3. Meter can installed and secure to structure
  4. All panels and meters meet minimum working clearances
  5. All overcurrent protection is install and properly labeled
  6. All Arc-fault Breakers installed on bedroom circuits. (Lights & receptacles)
  7. Supplemental grounding conductor installed and sized properly (minimum #4 Copper)
  8. Supplemental ground rods proper size and length (2 required)
  9. Supplemental ground clamp proper size, type, and secure
  10. All grounding electrode conductor are properly installed and sized
  11. All equipment is properly installed and connected
  12. All fixtures are installed properly and grounded
  13. All devices and covers are completely installed
  14. All GFCI are working properly
  15. Proper continuity on all devices
  16. BE SURE YOUR JOB IS READY FOR INSPECTION AND ACCESSIBLE!!!!!

 

CONTACT:

•  For general permit information, please call 704-336-3830

•  For general electrical code questions, please call CTAC 704-432-4668

•  For Code Interpretations, please call Joe Weathers,  Electrical Code Administrator,  704-336-5379








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