When Inspections are Required

When do I need inspections?
The type and number of inspections depend on the project. The following are required in Clinton County:
  • Footing and setback
  • Foundation inspection before the backfill
  • Framing and rough-in
  • Insulation
  • Electrical rough-in
  • Sewer and water service lines
  • Plumbing groundwork
  • Plumbing rough-in
  • Final inspection includes: heating, electrical, plumbing, house numbers, any safety items confirmed, etc.
Some of these inspections can be combined. Inspection requests called in before 4 p.m. will be scheduled for the following day. When calling for inspection, please have the following information ready: Name of permit holder, building address, township and permit number. Call 989-224-5183 to schedule all inspections.

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