FAQ Topic: Plan Check Info

Other Department Approvals

Plans must be reviewed and approved by the following City agencies prior to permit issuance: City Agency                                                                 Phone Number            … Continued

Resubmittal Requirements

Transmittal with permit/plan check number referenced Written response to plan check comments Original plan check markup plan set (3) sets of revised plans for architectural and structural plans (2) sets of revised plans for mechanical, electrical, or plumbing plans

Initial Submittal Requirements

Completed Permit Application(s) Completed Plan Check Submittal Form Minimum of Planning approval of the Certificate of Occupancy (for non-residential projects if applicable) Submittal of plans and specifications Applicable documentation including structural calculations and Title 24 energy calculations (2 sets of each) Mechanical, electrical and plumbing plans, where required, must be submitted separately

Number of Plans

The number of plans required varies by project. Click here for a list of plan types and the number of sets required. For projects requiring fire review by the Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA), an additional (2) sets and an electronic copy are required for OCFA per OCFA handout.

Plan Requirements

Plans shall be on a minimum 18″ x 24″ paper for archiving Plans and specifications shall be drawn to scale Plans shall be of sufficient clarity to indicate the location, nature, and extent of the work proposed Plans shall show in detail that the project will conform to the provisions of the applicable building codes … Continued

How to get started

In order for a construction permit to be issued and the work to be properly inspected, plans must be prepared and submitted to the city for review and approval.  Plan check involves review of the submitted plans by various city departments to meet its respective code requirements.  Once the plans have been approved by all … Continued

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