INSPECTIONS

GFA is certified to provide Building Inspection, Special Inspection and Threshold Inspection services for all load bearing structural elements of buildings as required by Florida legislation and Building Codes. Our Building Inspectors are certified by the State of Florida and operate under the direct supervision of Professional Engineers, who are also certified as Special Inspectors of Threshold Buildings.

In addition, complete construction inspection services are available for elements of non-threshold buildings such as roofing, insulation and drywall. Our inspectors carefully examine the quality of materials, workmanship, compliance with contract specifications and manufacturers recommendations. To assure the highest standards of quality, GFA maintains and operates its own state-of-the-art testing equipment and provides written and photographic reports as necessary to document construction activities.

The following is a partial list of GFA’s Building Inspection Services:

  • Special Inspections
  • Threshold Inspections
  • Residential Inspections
  • Condition Reports
  • MEP Inspections (Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing)
  • Framing (Metal & Wood)
  • Roofing
  • Structural Steel (Bolted & Welded)
  • Concrete (Reinforced, Post-tensioned & Precast)
  • Shoring and Reshoring

PLAN REVIEW SERVICES

GFA provides certified plan examiners that are licensed and certified under Florida Statutes Chapters, 468, 471 or 481. Our services include the required plans examinations for the requested project, in accordance with the Florida Building Code for the Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing and Building Disciplines. GFA’s certified staff can work with your design professionals during design development to ensure code compliance of the finished product, thus minimizing the time between design completion and permit issuance.

GFA will provide certified inspectors that are licensed and certified under Florida Statutes Chapters, 468, 471 or 481. Our services include the required inspections as outlined within Section 105 of the Florida Building Code, Florida Statute 468 regarding building inspection, Florida Statute 553.791 regarding Private Provider inspections and local ordinances. Our certified staff works with the local jurisdictions as well as on-site personnel to ensure code compliance on each project. Our 24/7 availability minimizes construction delays due to inspection scheduling.