local law 11

The purpose of the inspection is determining if conditions exists that represent hazards to persons or property. It addresses the performance expectations and service history of the facade, its various components and the interaction between them and adjacent construction to provide a stable and reliable enclosure system. A facade inspection is a combination of a general and detailed inspection. The general inspection is visual observation of facade components from distances equal or greater than, six feet. Based upon the finding of the general inspection, the review of project documents and the service history, RAS choose the representative areas to receive detailed inspection. Detailed inspection is visual observation and tactile evaluation of facade components, including probing and non-destructive-testing to observe concealed conditions of wall construction.