- Do you have a Building Permit? If not, STOP ALL WORK. Obtain the necessary permits before completing any work or you may be charged a “working without a permit” fee.
- Are you in a tax map parcel number known for shrink/swell soils? If so, have you gotten a 3rd party report testing on-site soils? If that report has come back showing shrink/swell soils with an engineered design, please get a 3rd party to inspect your footings
- Are they dug to at least 18” below finished grade?
- Is the soil at the bottom of the footing firm?
- Is there rebar or other reinforcement per the approved set of plans?
Note: Please do not pour your footings before getting an inspection.
*If using a 3rd party inspector, the following conditions apply: