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What do inspectors look in a new home

In the Field with Elite Permits inspectors inspecting a new home

Have an actual inspector explain to you what they look for at final residential inspections and why, so you can get ready for yours! At Elite Permits, we can provide you with the tools needed to check the boxes required to pass your inspection, or we can check those boxes for you if you also hire us as your inspectors!

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Elite Permits – What do we do?

Elite Permits is a company established to act as a liaison between our clients and the local building departments. We assist owners and their contractors, developers, Realtors, architects, designers, management companies, and associations navigate the complex system of permitting through the local government entities. We offer consulting and private provider services such as plan review and inspections too!

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Exposure represents the adjustments due the characteristics of the terrain surrounding the building.

Exposure B.For buildings with a mean roof height of less than or equal to 30 feet (9144 mm), Exposure B shall apply where the ground surface roughness, as defined by Surface Roughness B, prevails in the upwind direction for a distance of at least 1,500 feet (457 m). For buildings with a mean roof height greater than 30 feet (9144 mm), Exposure B shall apply where Surface Roughness B prevails in the upwind direction for a distance of at least 2,600 feet (792 m) or 20 times the height of the building, whichever is greater.

Exposure C.Exposure C shall apply for all cases where Exposure B or D does not apply.

Exposure D.Exposure D shall apply where the ground surface roughness, as defined by Surface Roughness D, prevails in the upwind direction for a distance of at least 5,000 feet (1524 m) or 20 times the height of the building, whichever is greater. Exposure D shall also apply where the ground surface roughness immediately upwind of the site is B or C, and the site is within a distance of 600 feet (183 m) or 20 times the building height, whichever is greater, from an Exposure D condition as defined in the previous sentence.

 

 
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