Complete sets of building plans, reports and documents are required for plan check. To verify whether your project requires plans to be submitted, you may contact the Building Division at (510) 675-5313.
One set of the plans submitted will be returned to you as the official approved “job copy.” All plans submitted shall have all dimensions and scales clearly indicated. No marked, altered, or paste-on plans will be accepted. You may be required by the Building Official to obtain a registered architect or professional engineer to prepare your building plans. Depending on the type and scope of project, review and approval by the Planning Division may be required prior to submittal for building permits. Contact a planner at the Planning Division by calling (510) 675-5319.
For further information of submittal requirements, contact the Building Division at (510) 675-5313. The following is a list of common submittal requirements for residential and non-residential projects: