Plumbing Inspections

Plumbing Inspections and Definitions:

Residential

  • Rough-in (Underground). This is generally the first inspection made on a new construction house or a residential remodel/add-on. Everything that will be covered by earth or backfill material will be inspected for compliance prior to cover up. This includes water, sewer lines, gas and sanitary lines. 
  • Rough-in (Top Out). This inspection is made after the roof and framing are completed and the plumbing drain and water distribution pipes are installed, prior to the walls being closed up.
  • Final Inspection. This inspection is made after the building is completed, the plumbing fixtures are installed and operational, and the structure is ready for occupancy.   
  • Irrigation. All residential properties installing a lawn irrigation system shall be permitted and inspected through the Building Codes Department.
  • Backflow Preventers. A Reduced Pressure type backflow is required for all irrigation systems and are also required under certain special conditions on residential buildings.
  • Deep Seals. Aboveground  and underground swimming pools are required to have a special trap connected to the Building Sanitary system for Pool drainage.
  • Sewers. Building sewer replacements must be permitted and inspected through the Building Codes Department.
  • Water Service. Water service replacement must be permitted and inspected through the Building Codes Department.
  • Water Heaters. Gas and electric water heater replacements must be permitted and inspected through the Building Codes Department.

 

Commercial

  • Rough-in (Underground). This is generally the first inspection made on a new construction house or a residential remodel/add-on. Everything that will be covered by earth or backfill material will be inspected for compliance prior to cover up. This includes water, sewer lines, gas and sanitary lines. 
  • Rough-in (Top out). This inspection is made after the roof and framing are completed and the plumbing drain and water distribution pipes are installed, prior to the walls being closed up.
  • Final Inspection. This inspection is made after the building is completed and the plumbing fixtures are installed and operational and the structure is ready for occupancy.   
  • Appliances and Fixtures. All the above requirements for residential buildings must also be permitted for commercial buildings including Reduced Pressure Backflows and Grease Interceptors.
Town of DemoCollierville
    • Town Hall Location

      500 Poplar View Parkway
      Collierville, TN 38017

      Mon – Fri: 8AM – 5PM
      Phone: 901-457-2200

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