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Town of Falmouth, Maine
271 Falmouth Road
Falmouth, ME 04105
town@town.falmouth.me.us
(207) 781-5253

 
Requirements for Final Inspection as applicable to your project
General:
• Street sign in place (check with public works for requirements)
• House # in Place – must be able to be seen from street
• Smoke detectors installed and working
• Guards, Railings and Stairs (must meet code requirements, even if temporary)
• One working bathroom
• A working kitchen (appliances are not required)
• One side hinged exit door measuring 3’-0”X 6’-8” min (Not through a garage, lighting is required)
• Interior lighting or switched outlets as required
• Plumbing complete
• Septic complete with any required filters in place
• Access to under roof area (access panel is ok)
• Furnace complete and working
• Chimney/fireplace complete with required clearances and fire stopping
Kitchen:
• Two GFI circuits
• Peninsula/Island (needs outlet on end)
• Garbage disposal (if septic system, must be noted on design if installed)
Bathroom
• GFI protection where required
• An exhaust fan or operable window
• Tempered glass if in a tub or shower area
Basement:
• GFI outlet
• Second means of escape if finished space. Cannot be through a garage  
Garage:
• GFI outlet
• Fire separation as required    
Outside:
• Grade must pitch away from foundation and all disturbed ground needs to be stabilized
Electrical:
• Complete with no open boxes (blank plates may be installed if no fixture)
• Arc fault circuits for bedrooms
• Electrical panel labeling
Misc:
• Compliance with PB/ZBA Notices/Approvals
• Completion of prior notices of correction


For questions on requirements involving plumbing & electric work – see sub contractors








 

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