Preliminary Plan Review
Preliminary Plan Review is a service that provides customers with the ability to submit a set of construction drawings without having to complete all the requirements of a building permit application, specifically, is not required to have a contractor. This is a tool that owners, representatives, and design professionals may utilize to save time during the process of completing documents for permitting.
Applicants will have to fill out an Application for Commercial Permit where a BM# Building Miscellaneous Permit Number will be assigned. The permit application will be logged into our permit system in the same manner as a building permit application and it will be scheduled to be reviewed in the order it is received.
Please be advised that a preliminary review is exclusively made for building code compliance which includes the following trades:
After the plans are reviewed, applicant will receive review comments for corrections. There are plan review fees associated to this service as follows:
- $200.00 minimum fee up to 20 sheets and $10.00 per sheet thereafter.
The fees are due at the time of application.
If you are interested in this service, please bring at least one set of building plans, fill an application and pay the fees. Normally the plan review process takes 3 to 4 weeks for commercial plans and 1 to 2 weeks for residential plans before plan review comments are issued.