For Approval – Multifamily

Plan Review and Inspection Requirements

This page will help you navigate through the required plan reviews and inspections according to each permit type.

A/C Units (New)

Permit Type: Mechanical
Plan Reviews: Mechanical, Electrical, Structural, Planning, Fire, Floodplain Management
Inspections: Mechanical Rough, Mechanical Final, (Optional Roofing Final for new CU stand on roof)
Sub-Permit: Electrical
Sub-Permit Inspections: Electrical Final
Drawings: 2 Sets of Architectural Size “D”
Supporting Documents: Heating/Cooling Sizing Load Calculations, Structural Calculations, NOA for stand

A/C Units (Change-Outs less than 5 tons do not require plan review. For 5 tons and greater, see below)

Permit Type: Mechanical
Plan Reviews: Mechanical, Electrical, Structural, Planning, Fire, Floodplain Management
Inspections: Mechanical Final, (Optional Roofing Final for new CU stand on roof)
Sub-Permit: TBD by Mechanical Inspector at time of Mechanical inspection
Sub-Permit Inspections: Electrical Final if required
Drawings: 2 Sets of Architectural Size “D”
Supporting Documents: Change Out Form

Bathroom Fixtures (A permit is not required for fixture replacements of 2 or less)

Permit Type: Plumbing
Plan Reviews: Plumbing
Inspections: Plumbing Final
Sub-Permit: N/A
Sub-Permit Inspections: N/A
Drawings: 2 Sets of Architectural Size “D”
Supporting Documents: N/A

Chillers

Permit Type: Mechanical
Plan Reviews: Mechanical, Structural, Electrical, Planning, Fire, Floodplain Management
Inspections: Mechanical Rough, Mechanical Final
Sub-Permit: Electrical
Sub-Permit Inspections: Electrical Rough, Electrical Final
Drawings: 2 Sets of Architectural Size “D”
Supporting Documents: N/A

Flooring

Permit Type: Building
Plan Reviews: Building
Inspections: Soundproofing/Slab, Building Final
Sub-Permit: N/A
Sub-Permit Inspections: N/A
Drawings: 2 Sets of Architectural Size “D”
Supporting Documents: Soundproofing Materials Specifications

Kitchen Cabinets

Permit Type: Building
Plan Reviews: Building, Electrical, Floodplain Management, Plumbing, Fire
Inspections: Framing, Drywall, Building Final, Fire Final
Sub-Permit: Electrical, Plumbing
Sub-Permit Inspections: Electrical Rough, Electrical Final, Plumbing Underground, Plumbing Rough, Plumbing Final
Drawings: 2 Sets of Architectural Size “D”
Supporting Documents: N/A

Irrigation

Permit Type: Plumbing
Plan Reviews: Plumbing, Planning, Public Works
Inspections: Plumbing Underground, Plumbing Rough, Plumbing Final, Planning Final, Public Works Final
Sub-Permit: N/A
Sub-Permit Inspections: N/A
Drawings: 2 Sets of Architectural Size “D”
Supporting Documents: N/A

Landscaping

Permit Type: Planning
Plan Reviews: Planning, Plumbing, Public Works, Urban Forestry
Inspections: Planning Final, Public Works Final
Sub-Permit: Plumbing (For Irrigation permit), Tree Removal (Optional – If Removing Trees)
Sub-Permit Inspections: Plumbing Underground, Plumbing Rough, Plumbing Final
Drawings: 2 Sets of Architectural Size “D”
Supporting Documents: N/A

Lighting (A permit is not required for fixture replacements of 2 or less)

Permit Type: Electrical
Plan Reviews: Electrical, Planning, Fire
Inspections: Electrical Rough, Electrical Final, Fire Final
Sub-Permit: N/A
Sub-Permit Inspections: N/A
Drawings: 2 Sets of Architectural Size “D”
Supporting Documents: N/A

Outlets & Switches (A permit is not required for outlet/switch replacements of 2 or less)

Permit Type: Electrical
Plan Reviews: Electrical
Inspections: Electrical Rough, Electrical Final
Sub-Permit: N/A
Sub-Permit Inspections: N/A
Drawings: 2 Sets of Architectural Size “D”
Supporting Documents: N/A

Railings

Permit Type: Shop Drawing
Plan Reviews: Building, Floodplain Management, Fire, Planning
Inspections: Building Final, Fire Final
Sub-Permit:
Sub-Permit Inspections:
Drawings: 2 Sets of Architectural Size “D”
Supporting Documents: N/A

Range Hood (Replacement/New as part of a Kitchen Remodel)

Permit Type: Building
Plan Reviews: Building, Electrical, Floodplain Management, Plumbing, Fire, Mechanical (Optional - If vented to an outdoor space)
Inspections: Framing, Drywall, Building Final, Fire Final
Sub-Permit: Electrical, Mechanical (Optional - If vented to an outdoor space)
Sub-Permit Inspections: Electrical Rough, Electrical Final, Mechanical Rough, Mechanical Final (Optional - If vented to an outdoor space)
Drawings: 2 Sets of Architectural Size “D”
Supporting Documents: N/A

Shower & Tub (Bathroom Remodel)

Permit Type: Building
Plan Reviews: Building, Electrical, Floodplain Management, Plumbing, Mechanical (Optional - If an exhaust fan is installed)
Inspections: Framing, Drywall, Building Final
Sub-Permit: Electrical, Plumbing, Mechanical (Optional - If an exhaust fan is installed)
Sub-Permit Inspections: Electrical Rough, Electrical Final, Plumbing Underground, Plumbing Rough, Plumbing Final, Mechanical Rough & Mechanical Final (Optional - If an exhaust fan is installed)
Drawings: 2 Sets of Architectural Size “D”
Supporting Documents: N/A

Smoke Detectors (Wired)

Permit Type: Electrical
Plan Reviews: Electrical, Fire
Inspections: Electrical Rough, Electrical Final, Fire Final
Sub-Permit: N/A
Sub-Permit Inspections: N/A
Drawings: 2 Sets of Architectural Size “D”
Supporting Documents: N/A

Swimming Pools

Permit Type: Building
Plan Reviews: Building, Electrical, Floodplain Management, Plumbing, Structural, Mechanical, Fire, Planning, Public Works, DERM
Inspections: Foundation, Building Final, Planning Final, Fire Final
Sub-Permit: Electrical, Plumbing, Mechanical
Sub-Permit Inspections: Electrical Underground, Electrical Perimeter Bond, Light Niche Bond, Electrical Rough, Electrical Final, Plumbing Rough, Plumbing Final, Mechanical Rough, Mechanical Final
Drawings: 2 Sets of Architectural Size “D”
Supporting Documents: Safety Act Sheet, Structural Calculations Special Inspector Form for Pilings

Tankless Water Heater

Permit Type: Plumbing
Plan Reviews: Plumbing, Electrical
Inspections: Plumbing Rough, Plumbing Final
Sub-Permit: Electrical
Sub-Permit Inspections: Electrical Rough, Electrical Final
Drawings: 2 Sets of Architectural Size “D”
Supporting Documents: N/A

Windows & Doors

Permit Type: Building
Plan Reviews: Building, Floodplain Management, Structural, Planning, Fire
Inspections: Notice of Commencement, Rough (In-Progress), Buck/Anchors, Building Final, Planning Final, Fire Final
Sub-Permit: N/A
Sub-Permit Inspections: N/A
Drawings: 2 Sets of Architectural Size “D”
Supporting Documents: Notice of Acceptance (NOA)