The Final Inspection verifies costs and work eligibility: did spending address the approved scope of work, employ cost- effective measures, comply with codes and standards?
Conducted by state (FEMA may elect to participate) after applicant declares project complete.
Inspectors write up a FIR (Final Inspection Report) and submit it to FEMA.
FEMA sends an approval letter or writes a final version of the PW to obligate funds.
Conducted by state to ensure that all disaster costs are reconciled. (FEMA OIG may also elect to audit a grant.)
Auditors will access cost summaries, original source documents and other financial records.
The state sends audit results to FEMA for an additional review of the data.