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, Roofing, Floodplain Management
Inspections: Mechanical Rough, Mechanical Final, (Optional Roofing in progress and Final for new roof curb/curb adapter or stand)
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, curb, adapter; Miami Dade County wind resistance Code Compliance; Tie-downs details.

A/C Units (Change-Outs)

Permit Type: Mechanical
Plan Reviews: N/A
Inspections: Mechanical Rough, Mechanical Final, (Optional Roofing Final for new rooftop Curb Adapter or CU stand)
Sub-Permit: TBD by Mechanical Inspector at time of Mechanical inspection
Sub-Permit Inspections: Electrical Final if required
Drawings: N/A
Supporting Documents:

  • Change Out Form
  • Equipment A.H.R.I
  • Equipment Tie-down details: Signed and Sealed original Engineer anchoring details, or current Notice of Acceptance (NOA), or State Product Approval
  • Miami Dade County Wind Resistance Code Compliance by one of the following methods: Provide copy of the unit’s current Notice of Acceptance or State Product Approval, or Manufacturer’s published literature for the unit explicitly listing the wind resistance for the installation, or Signed and Sealed Engineering for the model covered in the permit (documents to be picked up at the time of inspection).

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: N/A

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)