Substantial Completion shall be defined as the date, in the opinion of the Owner/Developer or the Design Engineer, the work is sufficiently complete in accordance with the contract documents.
The Design Engineer shall prepare a letter (sample letter) to the City Reviewer and a copy to the City Construction Inspector declaring that substantial completion has been met and note any outstanding items. (Refer to Design and Construction Standards, Section 1806.1)
Final Inspection/Walk – Through
Within four working days after the Design Engineer presents a written notice that the work was substantially complete and the Construction Inspector concurs, the Contractor or Owner must contact the Construction Inspector to schedule a final walk-through with the Design Engineer and Contractor.
Required for Walk – Through Inspection
Those needed in attendance at the Walk-Through:
- Design Engineer
The Design Engineer is to make notes of repairs needed and ensure all parties have copies of the final punch list. The Design Engineer will also need to contact the Development Services Division at (512) 218-6658 35 to 45 days prior to the expected acceptance or occupancy date to coordinate submittal of final documentation for project close out.
- Utility Contractor
The Utility Contractor will have staff available to turn valves, flow hydrants, operate water services and to pull manhole covers for both wastewater and storm sewer.
- Dry Utility Contractor
- City of Round Rock Construction Inspector
- City of Round Rock Reviewer
- Williamson County or MUD, if required
- TxDOT representative, if required
The Design Engineer or Contractor shall contact the Construction Inspector upon completion of punch list items to request the Construction Inspector make a final onsite inspection to verify completion.