Minimum Documents Required to Initiate the Permit Review Process
Five sets of plans (six sets if the building has a food preparation area). Provide specifications if they contain building code information not provided on the plans.
Mechanical, Plumbing and Electrical plans, intended for construction; design/build is not allowed. If no mechanical, plumbing or electrical work is to be performed, state that clearly on the plans. See the separate electrical, mechanical and plumbing checklists.
All pages of the plan set the same size. If different discipline designers use different page sizes, re-print smaller pages on sheets the size of the largest in the set.
If hazardous materials will be stored or used in the building or space - MSDS sheets and a list of the hazardous materials, with hazard classifications noted
If the building is a pre-fabricated metal building - certification from the structural engineer stating that the foundation has been designed according to the actual loads from the steel building manufacturer. This certification may be on the plans or in letter that includes the engineer’s seal