Informal Plan Review Requirements for Un-Sealed Documents
Plans detailing one-and two-family residential dwellings having less than 3,500 square feet of finished area and alterations and repair work determined by the respective plan review/inspection official to be of a minor nature need not be sealed. We request that one (1) complete set be submitted, at least five (5) working days in advance of when the permit is needed, as follows:
Building Plans - Site plan, foundation and floor plan, roof and wall section, stairway and riser plan and building elevations. When a Seal is Required for Building Plans: One-and two-family residential dwellings having more than 3,500 square feet of finished area and ALL other structures.
Electrical Plans - See building plans above. When a Seal is Required for Electrical Plans: The wiring or alteration to an electrical system is more than 400 amps and is in excess of 3,500 square feet in all buildings.
Mechanical Plans - See building plans above. When a Seal is Required for Mechanical: (1) One-and two-family dwellings when the total building heating/cooling system input rating is 375,000 Btu's or more. (2) Business, mercantile, and storage buildings having more than just HVAC equipment, more than one fire area and are more than 3,500 square feet. (3) Work completed by a governmental subdivision or state agency costing more than $15,000.00.
Plumbing Plans - See building plans above. When a Seal is Required for Plumbing Plans: (1) One-and two-family dwellings containing more than 3,500 square feet of building area. (2) Assembly, Business, Mercantile, and Storage buildings with a required plumbing fixture count of more than 12. (3) Work completed by a governmental subdivision or state agency costing more than $15,000.00.
Energy Code Plans - Floor plans, building sections, details, average annual degree days, exterior envelope component materials, "U" values of elements, "R"values of insulating materials, size and type of apparatus and equipment, energy calculations.