How to Obtain a Building Permit
Obtaining a Building Permit
NOTE: PLEASE USE A SCALE COMMON TO INDUSTRY PRACTICE (1/4 PER FOOT DESIRED). Construction documents shall be dimensioned and drawn upon suitable material. Electronic media documents are permitted to be submitted when approved by the Building Official. Construction documents shall be of sufficient clarity to indicate the location, nature and extent of the work proposed and show in detail that it will conform to the provisions of this code and relevant laws, ordinances, rules and regulations.
ALL CONSTRUCTION SHALL COMPLY WITH CURRENT CODES AND ORDINANCES
Building Services will not accept an Application for a Residential Building Permit unless the Minimum Criteria listed below are met. Use the following as a guideline for your submittal.
Submit two complete sets of plans PLUS one additional floor plan that include the following, :
Please note: one additional floor plan is needed for the county Assessor's Office before permit issuance.
An application missing any items will be deemed incomplete and the plan check will not be scheduled until all the items indicated are received by Building Services. This may affect application fees and codes since the operative date of application will be the date on which a complete application is received.
CHECK OUR PLAN REVIEW GUIDELINES FOR MORE DETAILS ON THE PLAN CHECK PROCESS. The guideline, while not all-inclusive, is intended to help you prepare residential plans that are essentially "complete".