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All inspections delegation agreements

The municipality is responsible for all required inspections, including:

  • Conduct cursory plan review to familiarize the inspector with the project (main plan review done by CCLD).
  • Issue permits and maintain all records (however, no permits are to be issued until written approval received from CCLD).
  • Oversee Special Inspections.
  • Adhere to all applicable written CCLD plan review policies (see code opinions and policies, section policy, plan review and regional services policies or contact DLI for policies).
  • Perform all required inspections for compliance with state-approved plans and the State Building Code.
  • Review change orders and addendums for code compliance.
  • Issue certificates of occupancy where applicable after final inspection of the project.

Fire protection system inspections

The individual conducting fire protection system inspections for the municipality must be qualified to conduct these types of inspections.


For permitting and inspection of projects under this delegation agreement, the municipality may charge up to 25-percent of its normal plan review fee for the cursory plan review. It may charge its normal fee for permits.

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