What do City Inspectors look for during inspections?

The following is provided as a basic guideline of items that the inspectors will look for through the course of an inspection:

Roof

Chimney and FluesSewer VentsDriveway Surface & Walkways
Exterior Walls/SidingRoof TrimSoffitAttic Vents
Windows/Prime and StormScreensPorch and StepsCarport/Garage
Exterior DoorsPatioHouse Bib FaucetsAir-condition Disconnect
Exterior Electrical WitingElectric ServiceOutlet/FixturesGarage (detached)
Accessory StructuresYard AreasTrees & ShrubsInsect Infestation
Rodent HarborageFencingPublic SidewalkTrash & Debris
Open StorageDerelict Vehicles

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4. What types of projects require a permit for my home?
5. What do I need and where do I go to get a permit?
6. How do I report a pothole or problem with my street?
7. What do City Inspectors look for during inspections?
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