Required Inspections

The field inspectors are responsible for inspecting all the various systems and phases of the construction project.

The builder is required to call for the following mandatory inspections:

Inspection TypeInspection AgencyPhone
Survey  FP Building Dept  (513) 595-5264
Footing (before placing concrete)  FP Building Dept  (513) 595-5264
Wall Foundation  FP Building Dept  (513) 595-5264
Ground Plumbing  Hamilton Co. Health Dept  (513)946-7852
Ground Electric  IBI  (513) 381-6080
Foundation waterproofing (after waterproofing
        and drain tile are installed)
 FP Building Dept  (513)595-5264
Slab (after ground plumbing & electric inspection,
        before plumbing)
 FP Building Dept  (513)595-5264
Rough Plumbing  Hamilton Co. Health Dept  (513) 946-7852
Rough Electric  IBI  (513) 381-6080
Framing (after rough electric and plumbing FP Building Dept (513) 595-5264
Masonry (call at start of masonry construction for
        schedule of intermediate inspections)
FP Building Dept (513) 595-5264
Rough HVAC (before insulation installed) FP Building Dept (513) 595-5264
All roofing/re-roofing, roof sheathing (nailing
         inspection before applying roofing)
         except second layer on existing single
         family homes
FP Building Dept (513) 595-5264
Fire Assembly Penetrations FP Building Dept (513) 595-5264
Insulation (before applying drywall)  FP Building Dept (513) 595-5264
Drywall nailing (before taping) FP Building Dept (513) 595-5264
Final Plumbing Hamilton Co. Health Dept (513) 946-7852
Final Electric IBI (513) 381-6080
Final HVAC FP Building Dept (513) 595-5264
Final building (after or concurrent with other finals)
         NO OCUPANCY PRIOR TO THIS INSPECTION
FP Buliding Dept (513) 595-5264
Fences (when completed) FP Building Dept (513) 595-5264
Signs (footings and when complete) FP Building Dept (513) 595-5264
Gutters & Downspouts FP Building Dept (513) 595-5264
Exterior Finish FP Building Dept (513) 595-5264
Deck Footing, Framing, Final FP Building Dept (513) 595-5264
Industrial Unit Inspection FP Building Dept (513) 595-5264
Foundation Structural Repair FP Building Dept (513) 595-5264
Hot Watr Heater Replacement Hamilton Co. Health Dept (513) 946-7852
New or replacement furnaces, air conditioners.  New
        or replacement building mechanical services 
        equipment
FP Building Dept and
IBI
(513) 595-5264
(513) 381-6080
 New or alterations to slab, steps, sidewalk, driveway, and
        driveway extentions
 FP Building Dept (513) 595-5264
Tents FP Building Dept (513) 595-5264
Special Inspections per Schedule of Special Inspections FP Building Dept (513) 595-5264