©"Home inspection" means the process by which a home inspector conducts a visual examination of the readily accessible components of a residential building for a client. “Home inspection” does not include pest inspections; environmental testing; inspection of any property or structure conducted by an employee or representative of an insurer licensed to transact business in this state under Title XXXIX of the Revised Code for purposes related to the business of insurance; or determination of compliance with applicable statutes, rules, resolutions, or ordinances, including, without limitation, building, zoning, or historic codes.
3783.06 Certificate required.
No person shall engage in the practice of electrical inspection in this state unless he is the holder of a certificate of competency as an electrical safety inspector issued under Chapter 3783. of the Revised Code. Any person practicing or offering to practice electrical inspection shall show proof of his certification upon request as provided by rules of the board of building standards.
3783.01 Building standards - electrical safety standards definitions.
As used in sections 3783.01 to 3783.08, inclusive, of the Revised Code:
(A)“Electrical safety inspector” means a person who is certified as provided in Chapter 3783. of the Revised Code.
(B)The “practice of electrical inspection” includes any ascertainment of compliance with the Ohio building code, or the electrical code of a political subdivision of this state by a person, who, for compensation, inspects the construction and installation of electrical conductors, fittings, devices, and fixtures for light, heat or power services equipment, or the installation, alteration, replacement, maintenance, or repair of any electrical wiring and equipment that is subject to any of the aforementioned codes.
©"Ohio building code" means the rules and regulations adopted by the board of building standards under Chapter 3781. of the Revised Code.
(D)“Board of building standards” or “board” means the board established by section 3781.07 of the Revised Code.
Now if you want to perform a code inspection please go ahead. It is that the new license does not give you permission nor is it required for new construction inspections. AKA code inspections. AKA phase inspections.
If you aren’t using the code what exactly are you inspecting?