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34 Pa. Code § 403.64. Inspections.

§ 403.64. Inspections.

 (a)  A construction code official shall inspect all construction for which a permit was issued. The permit holder shall insure that the construction is accessible for inspection. An inspection does not bar prosecution or other legal action for violation of the Uniform Construction Code.

 (b)  The permit holder or an authorized agent shall notify the construction code official when work is ready for inspection and provide access for the inspection.

 (c)  The construction code official shall notify a permit holder if construction complies with the Uniform Construction Code or fails to comply with the Uniform Construction Code.

 (d)  A construction code official shall make the following inspections and file inspection reports relating to Uniform Construction Code compliance in all of the following areas:

   (1)  Foundation inspection.

   (2)  Plumbing, mechanical and electrical system inspection.

   (3)  Frame and masonry inspection.

   (4)  Wallboard inspection.

 (e)  The construction code official may conduct other inspections to ascertain compliance with the Uniform Construction Code or municipal ordinances.

 (f)  A construction code official shall conduct a final inspection of the completed construction work and file a final inspection report that indicates compliance with the Uniform Construction Code.

 (g)  A third-party agency under contract with a permit holder shall submit a copy of the final inspection report to the property owner, builder and the lender designated by the builder.

Cross References

   This section cited in 34 Pa. Code §  403.61 (relating to residential buildings); 34 Pa. Code §  403.102 (relating to municipalities electing to enforce the Uniform Construction Code); and 34 Pa. Code §  403.103 (relating to municipalities electing not to enforce the Uniform Construction Code).

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