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FIELD INSPECTION ROOFING COMMENT CODES  
1 Tin cap fasteners not spaced correctly for underlayment 1518.2.1
2 Nails @ eaves drip not 4” o/c RAS 111.5.1
3 Missing 36” strip of 90ft under valley metal on shingle roofs PCA optional PAS 115.5.4
4 Installing dimensional shingles on slopes less than 3 ½ - 12. Table 1515.2
5 No pitch pan or approved flashing at roof penetrations 1514.2.5
6 Shingles not nailed with 6 nails 1518.7.2.3
7 Eaves drip or gravel stop metal not 1/2” away from structure 1517.6.2.2
8 Hip & ridge board not installed correctly RAS118, 119, 120.
9 No Notice of Commencement (State Law)
10 Additional permit required for other roofing category.
11 No primer on structural concrete decks 1519.6
12 Roofing metals not ASTM approved 1514.2.3.2
13 No primer on structural concrete decks 1519.6
14 A/C units not elevated 1522.3.2
15 Installing tile or shingles to roof with less than 2” pitch Table 1515.2
16 Spanish (S) or rolled tile not elevated @ eaves with an approved closure 1518.8.8
17 Shingles installed over insulation without plywood 1518.7
18 Shingles have too much exposure (PCA)
19 Missing 8” wide strip of roof cement 1518.7.3.3
20 Nails penetrating through open ceiling area of house 1518.7
21 Cap sheet not back nailed through tin caps (RAS 118/301, 119/301, 120/301)
22 Insulation not being installed as per (RAS 117), (PCA) or 1520
23 Applying gravel to roof with pitch greater than 1519.12
24 Using organic 90# slate on flat roof deck (P CA)
25 No moisture test provided 1521.12
26 Roofing material at sit but work not started
27 Work requiring inspection is concealed 1512.4.1
28 Failure to call for mandatory inspections 1512.4.1
29 Work being done contrary to Specs/PCA/Protocols (C) 1512.2.5
30 Failure to secure materials and equipment after hurricane warning is issued 105.3,305.5 (a)
31 Mopping felts over eaves drip or gravel stop metal stop metal 1517.6.2.5
32 Incorrect water laps at rakes on eaves drip or gravel stop metal 1517.6.2.5
33 Incorrect water laps at valleys. (Workmanships) 1512.2.5
34 Fishmouths/buckles on mopped felt (workmanship 1512.2.5
35 Bird Stop not set in adhesive (PCA) 18,19,20
36 Wet insulation need to remove from site. 1521.12
37 Using oil or mud in mixer 2506.1
38 Incorrect base sheet for built-up roofs 1512.2.5
39 Lost original permit card with comments on it
40 Did not comply with all correction, only a few
41 Gravel no adhering to asphalt 1519.12.1
42 Gravel no raked down even (PCA)
43 Electric conduit not 8” above roof surface 1522.3.4
44 Roofer doing work beyond scope of his license (Chapter 10) 468
45 Additional building permit needed for structural work
46 Need engineer’s or architect’s letter
47 Counter and/or wall flashing incorrectly installed RAS111
48 Eaves drip missing (PCA) 1517.6.2
49 Nail holes exposed in tile (PCA) 1518.8.11
50 Soffit ventilation not sufficient
51 Nails exposed on shingles (PCA) RAs 115 7.2
52 Appendix E or PCA no at site
53 Need roofing specs on job
54 Need permit on job
55 Need product approval at site
56 Gate or fenced locked – no access
57 Dog – in yard – no access
58 A/E needs seal or homeowner’s signature
59 Lead flashing not folded in stack
60 Unable to reach roof with ladder, contractor must provide means of access
61 Seal plug with same method as appendix E.
62 Edge metal gap no set in adhesive with 43” lap 1517.6.2.5
63 Metal no as per product control approval
64 Missing, lose or broken tile (PCA) 106-7.11
65 Old existing roof adhering to deck 1521.5
66 Need mortar along walls on mortar set (PCA)
67 Notice of violation to be issued
68 Uplift test required on recovery 1521.10
69 Engineer’s calculations required for fastening anchored materials RAS 117 1521.7.1
70 Bad weather; roof unsafe for inspection
71 Using non-Approved fasteners
72 Plug-test required
73 Missing or blocked weep holes 1518.8.9
74 Uplift test 30 day from tile replacement inspection required 1518.8.1.1
75 Photographs landmark and/ or details not clear enough
76 first row of shingles not bulled 6/4 RAS 115
77 1x8 Board sheathing not nailed to code 2322.2
78 1x6 Board sheathing not nailed to code 2322.2
79 Damaged or torn shingles
80 Plywood sheathing not nailed to code 2322.5
81 Sheathing inspection required 105.6.3
82 Fastener pull test required 1521.7 /1521.7.1 / 1521.8
83 incorrect metal gauge or sizes RAS III 1517.6
84 Failure to establish positive drainage/ ponding water 1515.2.2.1
85 Roofing materials wet/unsuitable for roofing 1512.2.5
86 Did no comply with previous comments/ corrections required
87 NO one at job site as per appointment
88 Work corrected as per previous comments
89 Failure to comply with protocol PCA 1512.2.5
90 Inspected and approved by plug
91 Has no complied with Notice of Violation
92 Need qualified on site
93 Remove roof debris
94 Inspection called by homeowner
95 Nails not seating properly (PCA) 7.3 RAS 115
96 Cleat edge metal or use heavier gauge RAS 111 Table 2 – 1517.6.2.1
97 Need to re-do entire roof or specific deck
98 Incorrect edge for gutter (RAS 111/12)
99 Incorrect UL Fire rating 1516.2.1
100  Contractual dispute
101  Need perimeter wood blocking (RAS 111/3)
102  Need step flashing (PCA) RAS 115.9.3
103  Roof vents no sealed or too short 1514.2.5
104  Mortar placement/ amount incorrect (PCA
105  Placing nail-on tile over wet deck (PCA)
106  Divert water to top of tile at end of valley RAS 118 Drawing #4 RAS 119 3.04 1518.8

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