Building Inspections

Schedule & Staff
Inspectors are part-time. Inspections are normally done as follows:

Building
Building Inspector / Official David Hayduk
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday - 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Electrical
Electrical Inspector Gary DeMaster
Tuesday and Thursday - After 5 p.m.

Mechanical
Mechanical Inspector Scott Higgins
Tuesday and Thursday - After 5 p.m.

Plumbing
Plumbing Inspector Bill Ruff
Tuesday and Thursday - Late Afternoon

Office Hours
With the exception of the Building Inspector, our inspectors do not have office hours. All inspection requests are taken by the building clerk and scheduled for the appropriate inspector. Questions are also forwarded to the appropriate inspector.

Inspections
Inspections are necessary to make certain the work performed by the individual or contractor conforms to the codes adopted by the City.

Responsibility
The person who filed for the permit is responsible for requesting each inspection. Normally, 24-hour advance notice is required. If the work is not completed at inspection time, a re-inspection fee will be charged.

Types of Inspections
Typical inspections for any type of new construction could be:
  • Building - footing, foundation / backfill, peastone, garage / porch footing, garage sand, brick flashing, rough, insulation, final
  • Electrical - rough, final
  • Mechanical - fireplace rough, heat / air rough, final
  • Plumbing - underground, rough, final
Any additional inspections would be determined by the inspector. The building inspector has the right to make additional onsite inspections as he deems appropriate. All other trades must have their rough and final inspections approved before the building rough and final inspections will be done.

Other kinds of inspections depend on the type of work:
  • Fences - final
  • Signs - electrical - final, building - final
  • Accessory buildings/sheds - footings, final
  • Re-occupancy for commercial - final
  • Decks - post holes, final