Structural Engineers Association of Rhode Island

Certification Form 128

Before and After Construction

Project Certification

In accordance with Section 128.0 of the Rhode Island Building Code, a registered professional Engineer shall certify that he/she prepared or directly supervised the preparation of drawings, computations and specifications and that to the best of his/her knowledge such drawings, computations and specifications meet all applicable provisions of the Rhode Island state building codes, all acceptable engineering practices and all applicable laws for the proposed project.  The Engineer shall further certify that they will perform the necessary professional services and be present on the construction site on a regular and periodic basis to determine that the work is proceeding in accordance with the documents approved for the building permit and shall be responsible for additional requirements specified in Section 128.2.2 and 128.2.3.

Final Certification

The final certification is to verify that the engineer has performed periodic observations of the project and to the best of their knowledge, all work performed was in conformance to the approved structural drawings and conforms to the Rhode Island State Building Code structural requirements.  The certification also states the building is ready for occupancy.


Rhode Island Form 128 Project Certification (doc) (pdf)
Rhode Island Form 128 Final Certification (doc) (pdf)