Plan Reviews : Plans Requiring an Engineer
Dept/Div. Contact: Building Safety -
Description: Almost all project plans
require a California licensed engineer or architect to
prepare them. However, not all plans have such a
Examples: Plans for simple
projects such as small single-story houses, room additions
and garages can usually be drawn up by qualified individuals
such as draftsmen.
Plans for new commercial buildings, apartments or
hotel/motel buildings and changes in the use of existing
buildings which cause a change of Occupancy Group generally
must be prepared, stamped and signed by an Architect or
Engineer licensed to practice in the State of California.
If you are unsure whether you will
need your project plans designed by an engineer or
an architect, please contact our Building Safety Division at (209) 577-5232.
Please view the Building
Plan Review page for process information.
Contact our Building Safety Division at (209) 577-5232.
This page was updated on: Sunday, January 27, 2008 6:48:32 PM