Attic Final

The residential inspection checklist for (final) attic includes:

  • Attic scuttle opening: min. 22” x 30” (minimum 30" unobstructed headroom) and large enough to allow removal of the largest appliance , section R807, I.R.C. ***Please note: If the attic scuttle is located in the garage, the scuttle opening frame and lid cover must be a minimum ½ inch GWB (5/8 inch 'type x' GWB if in the garage, section R302.6, City amended).
  • Clear and unobstructed access passageway (minimum 22" wide, maximum 20 feet in length with minimum headroom of 30") to attic installed appliances, section M1305.1.3, I.R.C.
  • Light, receptacle outlet, and light switch for attic installed appliances, section M1305.1.3.1,I.R.C.
  • Disconnecting means for attic installed appliances, section E4101.5, I.R.C.
  • Gas line installed with shutoff valve (S.O.V.) within six (6) feet of attic installed appliances, section G2420.5.1, I.R.C.