Contractor / Builder Service Requests & Inspections

Online Request Forms for Service Requests and Inspections


Requests for water and sewer installations and inspections should be submitted via our online request forms below.  This is our preferred method, however, if you have difficulty accessing or using these online forms you may contact Jessica Sloan at 919-372-7478 to assist you.
 

Water and Sewer Final Inspection

The Water and Sewer Final Inspection must be completed and passed before you call in for your final building inspection. To schedule a Water & Sewer Final Inspection, fill out the appropriate online request form from the bulleted list above.  There is no fee for 1st and 2nd Inspections. If a 3rd inspection is required a re-inspection fee in the amount of $150 will be assessed and payable prior to the scheduled date of the re-inspection.  Contact Jessica Sloan at (919) 372-7478 to arrange payment.
 

Inspections are done on Tuesdays and Thursdays only.
    • If you need the inspection on Tuesday, you must call before 3 p.m. on Monday.
    • If you need the inspection on Thursday, you must call before 3 p.m. on Wednesday.

Water Service Checklist

The following checklist requirements must be met in order to conduct the final inspection: 

Please reference Section 6 - Water Distribution in the Town of Apex Standard Specifications and Construction Details.

    • Meter (Visual Inspection) - Meter should be set properly - 4 to 6 inches from the meter lid to the meter register. (If the meter is set too high in the box the lid will not fit. If the meter is set too low in the box it will be difficult to work on) 
    • Meter Box (Visual Inspection) - The meter box should be flush with grade, contain 4 inches of #57 stone, and not hold water.
    • Setter (Visual Inspection) - Setter should have a dual check valve, be at the correct depth of 6 to 8 inches, and show no visible signs of damage.
    • Radio Module  - The module should be correctly mounted on fiberglass rod approximately same elevation as meter.
    • Water Service (Visual Inspection) - The area around the service should be back filled and graded for proper drainage, area should not be wet or soft.

Sewer Service Checklist

The following checklist requirements must be met in order to conduct the final inspection: 

Please reference Section 7 - Sanitary Sewers in the Town of Apex Standard Specifications and Construction Details.

    • Combination (Camera) - Make sure combination is not cracked
    • Service Line (Camera) - Make sure there is no debris in the line and that the line is not holding water
    • Sewer Cap (Visual Inspection) - Make sure sewer cap is on the stack and it is not damaged
    • Stack (Camera) - Make sure the stack is straight and not bent
    • Stack Height (Visual Inspection) - Make sure stack height is at least 6 inches above final grade
    • Tap (Camera) - Make sure the tap is made at the correct angle going to the main and make sure of proper alignment