Plans Review Section

  1. Responsibilities & Construction
  2. Fire Auxiliary Plan Review Checklists
  3. Fire Sprinkler System Walk-Through Review

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include:

  • Compliance with the fire protection/life safety provisions of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code and local ordinances
  • Comprehensive review of all plans for:
    • New construction
    • Renovation of commercial buildings
    • Renovation of multi-family residential buildings
  • Fire alarm system plans
  • Fire suppression system plans
  • Special hazard fire suppression system plans (such as range/hood fire suppression systems)
  • Zoning/land use cases

Construction

During construction this section works closely with the Department of Building Inspections to ensure compliance with the approved design and the provisions of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code performing the following:

  • Final acceptance testing of fire protection systems (alarms, sprinklers, special hazard protection, etc.)
  • On-site inspections