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Information for General Building Plans
The following information needs to be included in detail on your general building plans:
  • 5/8 inch Fire code sheetrock
  • Anchor bolts size and spacing
  • Basement bulkhead
  • Basement windows
  • Bathroom exhaust fan
  • Building size
  • Ceiling heights
  • Complete cross-section plans
  • Concrete wall thickness
  • Crawl space access
  • Crawl space vapor barrier
  • Crawl space vents
  • Damp-proofing
  • Elevation plans (including the height / front, rear, sides)
  • Felt paper under roof shingles
  • Floor plans of each finished floor
  • Footings size
  • Foundation out of finish grade
  • Foundation Plan
  • Foundation water seal
  • Garage to dwelling separation
  • Hallway width
  • Insulation floor
  • Insulation roof ceilings
  • Insulation walls
  • Lally column footings
  • Lally column size and spacing
  • Plans drawn to scale of no less than 1/4 inch / foot scale
  • Plans for alterations of a structure must show existing conditions as well as proposed new construction
  • Plans show sufficient clarity and with detailed dimension to show the nature and character of the work to be performed
  • Room sizes
  • Room uses
  • Sheathing floor
  • Sheathing walls
  • Siding
  • Sill sealer
  • Slab on grade insulation
  • Smoke detector locations for entire dwelling if adding or creating a bedroom
  • Stair stringers
  • Statement of use of space
  • Swimming pool alarms and fencing
  • Tempered glazing where required
  • Two (2) means of egress required