For Single Family Residences, Duplexes and Additions

The following is provided to assist you in your building plans. Carefully review the residential checklist page. Incomplete plans or information not submitted may result in a delay of plans being approved. Engineering may be required for unusual or non-typical construction. All plans should be fully dimensioned.

Site Plan. Show the legal description, the size of the lot (dimensions and square footage), the setbacks to all buildings from the property lines (front, side, rear), adjoining (dimensions and square footage).

Foundation Plan. Show details of walls, footings, piers or caissons, location and size of all floor beams and columns. Non-traditional foundation designs will require designs by a structural engineer.

Floor Plan (for each floor). Show all walls, partitions, windows and identify room usage.

Floor Framing Plan. Show header and beam sizes and locations, support post or columns. Also show joist and beam sizes and spacings.

Roof Plans. Show rafter size and spacing, roof covering, etc. Show size and location of beams and post. If using trusses, show type and spacing. All trusses must be pre-engineered. Site-built trusses cannot be accepted without engineering.

Exterior Elevations. Show windows, doors, finish materials, height, grade levels, deck and patio details.

Sections and Details. Show details of construction, type and size of material, stair detail, deck detail, and other details necessary to completely describe the proposed constructions.

Additions. Follow the same requirements. It is not necessary to show the construction of the existing building except for the common areas affected by the new addition.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that the work being carried out complies with all codes, covenants, ordinances and other restrictions.