A building inspector may be certified either as a residential or commercial building inspector, as a plumbing, electrical or mechanical inspector, or other specialty-focused inspectors who may inspect structures at different stages of completion.
They are usually certified in one or more disciplines qualifying them to make a professional judgment about whether a building meets building code requirements.
The National Association of Building Inspectors of South Africa (NABISA) – is a Voluntary Association (VA) of South African professional building inspectors.
NABISA Building Inspectors must:
• Avoid conflicts of interest, or activities, that compromise, or appear to compromise the building inspector’s independence or objectivity.