Residential Basement Finish
- Completed application (include contractors or list homeowner if applicable)
- Floor plan
- Must be to scale and have dimensions
- Must show entire footprint of basement including areas that are already finished or that are proposed to remain unfinished
- Must include room labels (bedroom, rec room, stairs, etc)
- Installation manual showing required clearances for any proposed fireplaces or other appliances.
- Homeowner affidavit if the homeowner/occupant proposes to complete any of the work themselves (must own and occupy the property as primary residence to qualify)
- Full kitchens are not permitted unless the space meets all UDC requirements for an accessory dwelling unit and meets all building code requirements for separate dwelling units.
- Engineering may be required:
- if any new openings are proposed in the exterior walls
- if any mono-posts or other supports are proposed to be moved or removed
- if any interior walls are proposed to be moved or removed
Inspections in occupied homes are currently being conducted virtually utilizing Zoom. Please see our policy for requirements.
As all projects are different, some inspections may not be required, or additional inspections not listed here may be required.
Standard basement finish inspections:
- Underground plumbing (plumbing under by the basement floor)
- Rough Electric (wiring)
- Rough Plumbing (water, drain, and vent piping)
- Rough Mechanical (bath exhaust fans, heat registers, transfer grills, etc.)
- Rough Framing
- Final Electric
- Final Plumbing
- Final Mechanical
- Final Building
All rough inspections are completed at the same time, and all final inspections are completed at the same time.