Controlled Inspections 2018-04-05T15:28:35+00:00

Controlled Inspections

Controlled inspections are a critical part of the Department of Buildings application sign-off process. They exist to protect both owner investment in construction and the well-being of building occupants.

We are a registered Class 3 SIA (Special Inspection Agency) for the following NYCDOB TR-1 controlled inspection types:

Special Inspections

  • Luminous Egress Path Markings
  • Structural Steel – Welding
  • Structural Steel – Details
  • Structural Steel – High Strength Bolting
  • Structural Cold – Formed Steel
  • Concrete – Cast in Place
  • Masonry
  • Vertical Masonry Foundation Elements/Piers
  • Mechanical Systems
  • Structural Stability – Existing Buildings
  • Heating Systems
  • Fire-Resistant Penetrations and Joints (otherwise know in the industry as “Firestopping”)
  • Chimneys
  • Underpinning

Progress Inspections

  • Footing and Foundation
  • Lowest Floor Elevation
  • Structural Wood Frame
  • Energy Code Compliance Inspections (all TR-8 items)
  • Fire-Resistance Rated Construction
  • Public Assembly Emergency Lighting
  • Final Sign-off