Commercial

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).

Awning/Canopy

Permit Type: Building
Plan Reviews: Building, Structural, Fire, Public Works
Inspections: Building Final, Planning Final, Fire Final, Public Works Final
Sub-Permit: Electrical (Optional), Tree Work (Optional – If removing or relocating trees)
Sub-Permit Inspections: Electrical Rough (Optional), Electrical Final (Optional)
Drawings: 2 Sets of Architectural Size “D”
Supporting Documents: N/A

Communications Tower

Permit Type: Building
Plan Reviews: Building, Electrical, Structural, Planning, Fire
Inspections: Building Final, Planning Final, Fire Final, Public Works Final
Sub-Permit: Electrical, Generator (Optional)
Sub-Permit Inspections: Electrical Rough, Electrical Final
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

Fire Suppression

Permit Type: Fire
Plan Reviews: Electrical, Fire
Inspections: Suppression System Final
Sub-Permit: Electrical (Optional)
Sub-Permit Inspections: Electrical Rough (Optional), Electrical Final (Optional)
Drawings: 2 Sets of Architectural Size “D”
Supporting Documents: Cut Sheets

Fire Alarm

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

Grease Trap

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

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

Permit Type: Building
Plan Reviews: Building, Electrical, Floodplain Management, Plumbing, Fire, Mechanical, Planning
Inspections: Framing, Drywall, Building Final, Fire Final
Sub-Permit: Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing (Optional)
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

Restrooms (As part of a Remodel)

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

Signs (Electrical)

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

Signs (Non-Electrical)

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

Sidewalk Café

Permit Type: Public Works
Plan Reviews: Plumbing, Planning, Fire, Public Works
Inspections: Final – Row Inspection, Sidewalk Café Fire Inspection
Sub-Permit: N/A
Sub-Permit Inspections: N/A
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)