County approved permit plans are required on site for all inspections including reinspections.

This PROJECTION inspection is required prior to backfilling.

  1. Foundation wall needs to sit entirely on footing, with no overhang.

  2. An ideal projection is centered on the footing below.

  3. A minimum 2″ projection is required on both sides. A 6″ min. is required on all four sides at fireplaces.

  4. Both sides of the foundation are required to be open and free of mortar, dirt, debris, etc.

  5. The amount of projection cannot exceed the thickness of the footing.

  6. Bulkhead material used for footing step-downs shall be removed.

Based on the 2009 Virginia Residential Code.