Planchek offers several resources to help you through your inspections here on our site. In addition, you can find more information on permits and inspection services at the Charles County Planning and Growth management site. Further information is also available in the Charles County Customer Assistance Guide Here.
Review the nominal standard processes for your permits - from plan review to Final inspections sign-off. Step-by-Step Permit Resource page.
Commercial projects are included because they compliance requirements are more stringent and numerous legalities obtain. Commercial projects require additional, and duplicate inspections types - of depending upon the scope of work. Review the CPIS permit packet, then call the Planchek offices for assistance and directions.
The Order of Inspections is vital information. Many inspections have specific requirements and pre-requisite inspections. When the Order is not followed, problems will arise. Certain combination inspections, when not performed simultaneously, adds additionals inspection fees. Pay attention to the descriptions.
If you choose to engineer the footing, wall, backfill, or slab - please notify the inspector ASAP. When engineering the foundation, contact Planchek and request the appropriate inspection(s) once you receive the certification. More details, including a sample Certification form, is Here.
The Mandatory Regulations page contains information on unique requirements that occasionally is not contained, or clarified in the ICC codes. Please review these resources before starting the inspection process.