Building inspectors inspect buildings, properties and businesses as well as houses, hospitals,
schools, and other structures. The inspectors conduct periodic inspections to identify problems in
building structures, electrical, plumbing heating, HVAC, insulation systems, and heating. In some
areas, inspectors are also known as construction managers or building managers. They typically
visit construction sites once a week.
The building inspector inspects structures that were built under current local building codes to
determine whether there are code violations or structural problems. Inspections are completed to
ensure compliance to local statutes, rules and regulations. The building inspector checks that
codes are followed and ensures that the structure remains safe. The building inspector will
review the plans, specifications, basement plans and floor plans. He or she will also inspect
windows, doors, equipment, equipment, and landscaping.
The building inspector makes sure that construction adheres to local policies and regulations.
This is done by performing inspections and testing elements of construction. Conformance to
building codes helps ensure quality materials, workmanship, efficiency and overall construction
quality. The building inspector also ensures that the home meets zoning requirements. Zoning
requirements can vary from one area to the next. Inspection of construction is often required
before bidding on a property