Commercial Change Of Use Plan Review

Commercial Change Of Use Plan Review

COMMERCIAL CHANGE OF USEPLAN REVIEW  

 Plan ReviewRequired when the principal use of all or part of a structure, and/or a property, is altered from one (1) use to another or from a vacant structure or property to a new use. In addition, those new uses requiring additional parking than the previous use are considered a change of use.

Examination of Documents

The Plan Reviewer will examine each application for a permit and the accompanying documents, consisting of drawings, specifications, computations and additional data and shall ascertain by such examinations whether the construction indicated and described is in accordance with the requirements of the technical codes and all other pertinent laws or ordinances.

Approval of Construction Documents

The construction documents shall be approved, in writing or by stamp, as ?Reviewed for Code Compliance.? One set shall be retained by the building official, and the other set shall be returned to the applicant, for their records and to be used during inspections.

Minimum Plan Review Criteria for Buildings

The following is considered the minimum criteria and documents needed for examination by a Plan Reviewer: a floor plan, electrical plan, truss layout (if applicable) and Product Data information. Building plans shall be drawn to scale on minimum size plan sheets of 18 inches by 24 inches. Exceptions may be granted on a case by case basis by the building official or his designee.

For further information, please refer to Commercial-Residential Review Guide and theSample Site Plan.

Application

 

Plan Review

Code Services

Fees

Building Inspection

Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing / Gas Inspection

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