New Requirements

 
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11/29/18

RES Checks should NOT show blown insulation as continuous.

12/03/18

Pole buildings with a full second story, must have the second-floor joist connection sealed by an architect or engineer.

12/03/18

When adding a room, deck, or screen porch to a townhouse, a 2-hour fire wall is required between units even if there is open air on the other side. Per State Fire Marshal.

12/4/18

2-hour firewalls on town houses must extend the full length of the wall, even when there is open air on the other side. Per State Fire Marshal.

01/15/19

Per IECC (Table R402.1.1 Climate Zone 4 except Marine) Any conditioned living space must have floor (slab perimeter, conditioned crawl or floor cavity), wall and ceiling insulation. RES Check will pass without having a component but doesn’t mean you don’t need it.

02/05/19

Any addition that involves changes to electric will be required to bring smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors up to code.

02/07/19

A connection/track inspection is required for pre-engineered sunrooms before the framing inspection.

02/28/19

Pole buildings with trusses over a 4:12 pitch and/or room trusses will require truss specs and beam calcs for engineered carriers at time of submittal. If using dimensional lumber, plans must be stamped by an architect or engineer.

04/11/19

UL rated firewall details for townhouses must be stamped by an Architect or Engineer.

05/01/19

Additions to an existing dwelling with an automatic sprinkler system require the system be extended into the new areas.