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Do You Cite Code Sections for Every Violation?

Discussion in 'Code Administration' started by jar546, Jan 28, 2019.

  1. HForester

    HForester Member

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    I'm sure some inspectors come across the same violation many times and probably have those section numbers memorized. If I was doing that job, I would make up a cheat sheet with the common violations that I find over time and reference each of those to the section number. Remember when we used to memorize dozen of telephone number because we called them often? Now that your phone does that for you, what are you using your memory for? :D
     
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  2. Sifu

    Sifu Gold Member

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    Back when we had to remember numbers we could because our brains didn't have to worry about where the phone was since it had a handy string attached to it. Now, I can't remember any numbers but I use my memory to figure out where I left my phone. One big trade off!
     
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  3. chris kennedy

    chris kennedy Sawhorse

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    Trying to remember what I had for dinner last night?

    I have worked for the same company for 15 years and I don't know the office number off the top off my head.

    As an installer I don't get many correction notices but am asked to decipher them often at the office as they all have the section listed, SOP around here.
     
  4. fatboy

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    When asked, I am happy to provide.
     
  5. mtlogcabin

    mtlogcabin Sawhorse

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    Doing commercial plan reviews we usually provide a section number
    Residential plan review and inspections never unless asked
     
  6. jwilly3879

    jwilly3879 Sawhorse

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    When they say "Show me."
     
  7. Builder Bob

    Builder Bob Sawhorse

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    Depends upon the level that the inspection will go to.... if it goes to court, it better be documented with code sections.
     
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  8. Keystone

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    Plan Reviews; For Residential I provide a Chapter Section, if questioned or requested I provide code section. For Commercial I provide code section.

    Field Inspections; Only provide code section for Residential or Commercial as requested.

    I would prefer to provide code for everything but that is not possible with typical schedule/work load.
     
  9. my250r11

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    I'm with you on that one, Them: I don't have one, ME; the law says you are suppose to, so I will add that to the correction list! :D

    If asked i will explain or give section, very seldom get asked anymore unless new contractor in town.
     

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