Basic Requirements for Submitting Plans

Requirements
Each application for a Building Permit shall include a completed Permit Application (PDF), plans, and specifications as shown below. Download a Summary of Building Permit Submittal Requirements (PDF).
 
Residential
Residential Remodels
  • Three complete sets of plans
  • Two sets of energy calculations (Title 24, signed)
  • Two sets of structural calculations, if applicable

Residential Decks, Patio Covers & Accessory Structures

  • Three complete sets of plans (certain small residential drawings may use 11x17" plans) including:
    • A plot plan (PDF) showing location and setbacks
    • Elevations showing side view and top view
    • Footing and framing details

Single / Multiple Family Dwellings & Residential Addition
 
  
  • Four complete sets of plans (two stamped and signed by a design professional, 24x36" min)
  • Four sets of grading and erosion control plans (if applicable)
  • Two sets of energy calculations (Title 24, signed)
  • Two sets of structural calculations (stamped and signed)
  • Two geotechnical reports, if applicable (stamped and signed)
  • Two sets of truss calculations, if applicable (stamped and signed)

Commercial / Industrial

New Commercial & Industrial
  • 5 complete sets of plans (2 stamped and signed by a design professional, 24x36" min)
  • 6 sets of grading and erosion control plans, if applicable (stamped and signed)
  • 2 sets of energy calculations (Title 24, signed)
  • 2 sets of structural calculations, if applicable (stamped and signed)
  • 2 geotechnical reports, if applicable (stamped and signed)
  • 1 Hazardous Materials Disclosure Form (PDF)
  • 1 sampling report for hazardous material impact (if applicable)

Tenant Improvements 

  • 5 complete sets of plans (two stamped and signed by a design professional, 24x36" min)
  • 2 sets of energy calculations (Title 24, signed)
  • 2 sets of structural calculations, if applicable (stamped and signed)
  • 2 geotechnical reports, if applicable (stamped and signed)
  • 1 Hazardous Materials Disclosure Form (PDF)
  • 1 sampling report for hazardous material impact (if applicable)
Signs
  • 2 complete sets of plans (may be 11x17")