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Substandard Drywall
Effective Date: 4/20/2009
Category: PLAN REVIEW/PERMITTING/INSPECTIONS
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Substandard Drywall

Effective Monday, April 20, 2009

Charlotte County Building Construction Services has had an increase in questions surrounding substandard drywall or “Chinese Drywall”. As a result, we have developed a permit and process to handle these scenarios.
  1. Contractor/Owner removes all drywall and insulation and assesses extent of damage.
  2. Contractor/Owner applies for a “Substandard Drywall” permit. Application for permit shall have a floor plan of the building detailing the extent of repair work needed to include (building, mechanical, electrical, plumbing etc). Permit will be issued with a quick review at a fee of $200.
  3. Contractor/Owner should make the required repairs using the appropriate subcontractors as needed and prior to replacing the drywall, call for all rough inspections.
  4. Upon completion of rough inspections, Contractor/Owner may replace insulation.
  5. Contractor/Owner will then call for a wall insulation inspection. Upon approval of the insulation inspection, they should then replace the drywall.
  6. Complete repairs and call for all final inspections.
  7. Upon approval of final inspections, a Certificate of Completion will be issued for the property stating that the repairs were made appropriately.
Notes:
  1. Any additional work performed in conjunction with this permit may require further plans review and/or plans changes and inspections.
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