Washington County, Tennessee has adopted and is enforcing the 2018 International Residential Code.
The purpose of this code is to provide minimum requirements to safeguard the:
- Energy Conservation
- Health and General Welfare Through Affordability
- Light and Ventilation
- Means of Egress Facilities
- Public Safety
- Safety to Life and Property from Fire and Other Hazards Attributed to the Built Environment
- Structural Strength
The following inspections are performed by the County Building Inspector:
- Slab (if applicable)
- Rough-In Plumbing
- Rough-In Mechanical
Certificate of Occupancy
All applicable inspections must be completed prior to the issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy. A Certificate of Occupancy must be obtained prior to the occupancy of the structure.