In all cases where the permitted work requires the issuance of a new or amended certificate of occupancy, the final inspection shall be performed by the department in the presence of the permit holder, the registered design professional of record or the superintendent of construction. Such inspection shall be performed after all work authorized by the building permit is completed and before the issuance of the certificate of occu-pancy. All failures to comply with the provisions of this code or approved construction documents shall be noted and the owner promptly notified thereof in writing. All defects noted in such inspection shall be corrected. Reports of such final inspections shall be maintained by the department. The final inspection report shall confirm that defects noted have been corrected, that the work is in substantial compliance with the approved construction documents and with this code and with other applicable laws and rules and that all required inspections were performed.
Exception: For amended certificates of occupancy subject to section 28-118.16.2, the term construction documents, as used in section 28-126.96.36.199, shall consist of an accurate and complete final lot survey made by a land surveyor, and floor and roof plans showing, at a minimum, compliance with exit requirements in accordance with this code.