CFPUA C/O Request

To submit a C/O request, fill out the Online Inspection Request Form.

Checklist


Please read the below before submitting request:
  • Verify all applicable items on the Certificate of Occupancy Inspection Outline are complete before requesting inspection
  • All lines on request form must be filled out or inspection cannot be started
  • CFPUA Inspector has 48 hours to complete the inspection (does not include weekends or holidays) from time of request.
  • Any incomplete applicable outline items will cause the inspection to fail.
  • Any failed inspection will be charged a reinspection fee.
  • The fee is to be paid after all corrections are made.
  • Fees are to be paid at CFPUA Customer Service
  • CFPUA Customer Service will generate reinspection request when fees are paid

Certificate of Occupancy Inspection Outline


  • 1) Receive WORK ORDER REQUEST from Customer Liaison (Lorraine)
  • 2) CFPUA inspector will verify water and sewer certifications are completed if applicable
  • 3) CFPUA inspector will arrive at address and check the following items
  • 4) Is the landscaping complete, i.e. lot final graded, sod (10’ X 10’) in area of clean out and water meter box, irrigation system in (if applicable)
  • 5) The cleanout at the R/W (easement) :
    • a) Cast iron box set to grade and lid in place
    • b) Check 8” air gap ( 6” - 11” from top of box to top of PVC adapter)
      • i) If in concrete slab 3” - 11” from top of box to top of PVC adapter
    • c) Remove screw cap and check inside cleanout
      • i) No sand, dirt or debris in combination
      • ii) Check for standing water, back-ups, cracks, leaks or broken pipe
    • d) Replace screw cap and tighten to check that all joints are glued (loosen cap when complete)
  • 6) The cleanouts on private property :
    • a) If inside cast iron box
      • i) Cast iron box set to grade and lid in place
      • ii) Check 8” air gap ( 6” - 11” from top of box to top of PVC adapter)
        • (1) If in concrete slab 3” - 11” from top of box to top of PVC adapter
      • iii) Tighten screw cap to check that all joints are glued (loosen cap when complete)
    • b) If inside concrete donut
      • i) If outside of a planted area top of donut to be flush with ground
      • ii) Check for recessed slotted cap
      • iii) Check for top of adapter flush with or lower than top of donut (needs to be inside donut)
      • iv) Tighten screw cap to check that all joints are glued (loosen cap when complete)
  • 7) The water meter box (if applicable)
    • a) If in the driveway box must be a traffic rated box (SIP 4240)
    • b) Box is set to grade and top is not broken
    • c) Remove lid and check inside:
      • i) Is box broken or sides crushed
      • ii) Is all plumbing run under the box (not cut into the side of the box)
      • iii) Is meter setter correct (can single or double meter be placed)
    • d) Replace lid and check to make sure it will seat correctly
  • 8) The grease interceptor (if applicable)
    • a) Verify Authorization To Construct from EMD
    • b) Check manhole covers are set to grade
    • c) Verify proper insert is installed
    • d) Verify chimney is grouted
    • e) Check for any other infiltration
    • f) Notify EMD by email that inspection has been done (include address and business name)
  • 9) Any manholes (if applicable)
    • a) Verify proper insert is installed
    • b) Check manhole cover is set to grade
    • c) Verify chimney is intact
  • 10) Any valve box and blow offs (if applicable)
    • a) Check valve box and concrete collar is set to grade
  • 11) If everything passes
    • a) Send email to NHCo and contact person with original work order
    • b) Call Contact person (if no email address available) and inform them it passed
  • 12) If it fails
    • a) Send email to CFPUA Inspector group and contact person with explanation of why it failed
    • b) Call Contact person (if no email address available) and inform them of why it failed
    • c) A reinspection fee will be charged.
    • d) Once all items are corrected, the reinspection fee can be paid and CFPUA will generate a work order for the new inspection.