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Structural observation, in accordance with Section 1704.6 of the International Building Code, shall be required for all structures in which seismic retrofit is being performed in accordance with this chapter. Structural observation shall include visual observation of work for compliance with the approved construction documents and confirmation of existing conditions assumed during design.
Structural testing and inspection for new and existing construction materials shall be in accordance with the building code, except as modified by this chapter.
Special inspection as described in Section A105.3, Item 10, shall be provided equivalent to Level 3 as prescribed in TMS 402, Table 3.1(2).