Building Plan Minimum Submission Requirements


When applying for a permit, you must submit two copies (three copies if a Health Department permit is required) of plans for the review process. Plans must clearly illustrate the nature of all of the work to be performed.

  • Minimum scale of ⅛ inch = 1 foot.
  • Minimum sheet size: 21” x 30” inches for commercial, 11”x17” for residential; no pencil.
  • Code year used for the design.
  • Name, address and occupation of the building designer.
  • If prepared by a Virginia registered architect or professional engineer, the plans must bear the original signature, seal and date.
  • Project name, address of the building.

Commercial construction

For additional information, see project specific information on Commercial Construction.

 Residential construction

 For additional information, see project specific information on Residential Construction.

 

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