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Specific information must be submitted on the plans at time of application to the Building Department.

  • SURVEY / SITE PLAN showing:
    - location of proposed construction on the site
    - Measurements from property line to construction
    - Dimensions of all proposed construction
    - All existing trees in construction area and any trees to be removed.
  • FLOOR PLAN showing:
    - Size of construction and interior wall locations
    - Denote all new verses existing construction
    - Electrical layout; lighting, outlets, fixtures, appliances, meter and panel locations
    - Plumbing layout: fixtures, hose bibs, water heater, and plumbing isometric.
    - Mechanical layout: ducts with sizes, and equipment location. (Duct layout not required for single family residence)
    - Energy code calculations.
  • FOUNDATION PLAN showing:
    - foundation layout, size of augers/footers, steel reinforcing of footer, and connection to structure.
  • WALL SECTION showing:
    - footer, slab, floor, wall, ceiling, and roof with ALL details and connections. Specify all connectors to be used, not just "hurricanE clip".
  • ROOF PLAN showing:
    - Roof rafters, collar ties, ridge beam, and trusses.
    - Span, spacing, and lumber size with all dimensions.

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