New Construction- No clips

Hey all- I’m in North West Florida and did a new construction inspection this morning.

While in the attic, I observed that there were no clips installed at roof-to-wall locations. I did, however, see some along some strongback-type framing (if that’s the proper term), but definitely not at the roof-to-wall areas. I’ve attached some photos to show what I saw.

My understanding is that clips are required at all roof-to-wall locations- does this look like they’ve been forgotten or is there something I’m missing?





It should have been noted during the framing inspection, do they have framing instructions where you are?
Maybe they used something like this?
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Nothing that I have access to.

I’m kind of thinking just making a note in the report suggesting that my client follow up with the builder to get documentation of such a product (if used). I don’t see how an inspector could note roof-to-wall connections on a windmit inspection in the future, and if the owner doesn’t have paperwork regarding some concealed product that was used they’d kind of be out of luck?

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I see three nails

Could be a double wrap but pics are not good & clear

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We’ve seen a couple of these in new construction and was able to verify with the builder. It meets code, but per the wind mitigation form it goes down as toenail. The form is very specific and until it’s updated or changed there’s not much you can do.

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That gusset plate looks damaged from here.

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Aren’t most builders switching over to TimberLOK, Stong-Drive SDWC, SPAX, ETC screws?

You need to look at the plans as to what the engineer required.

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