services // nyc Special Inspections

In NYC it is imperative that Special Inspections are conducted during the construction phase of applicable projects when required by code and/or specified by the design professional in order to verify that the work is being done in accordance with code, approved plans and specifications. Special Inspections can only be performed by certified Special Inspectors.



The Falcon Group is certified to assist with the following types of Special Inspections:

  • Structural Steel- Welding
  • Structural Steel- Details
  • Structural Steel- High Strength Bolting
  • Structural Cold- Formed Steel
  • Concrete- Cast-In-Place
  • Concrete- Precast
  • Concrete- Prestressed
  • Masonry
  • Wood- Installation of High Load Diaphragms
  • Wood- Installation of Metal-Plate-Connected Trusses
  • Wood- Installation of Prefabricated I-Joists
  • Subgrade Inspection
  • Subsurface Conditions- Fill Placement & In-Place Density
  • Subsurface Investigations (Borings/Test Pits)
  • Deep Foundation Elements
  • Helical Piles (BB#2014-020)
  • Vertical Masonry Foundation Elements
  • Wall Panels, Curtain Walls and Veneers
  • Sprayed Fire Resistant Materials
  • Mastic and Intumescent Fire-resistant Coatings
  • Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS)
  • Smoke Control Systems
  • Mechanical Systems
  • Fuel-Oil Storage and Fuel-Oil Piping Systems
  • Structural Stability- Existing Buildings
  • Excavations- Sheeting, Shoring and Bracing
  • Underpinning
  • Private On-Site Storm Water Drainage Disposal Systems and Detention Facilities Installation
  • Sprinkler Systems
  • Standpipe Systems
  • Heating Systems
  • Fire-resistant Penetrations and Joints
  • Flood Zone Compliance
  • Emergency and Standby Power Systems
  • Post-Installed Anchors (BB# 2014-018, 2014-019)