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Project Collaboration Best Practices

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Design-Build Best Practices

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RE:Permit Streamlining Best Practices

I agree with having a code sheet, which can also be a "life safety plan". Here in CA, for school submissions to DSA, we also have a separate fire dept sheet showing the fire lanes and with the local FD jurisdiction signoff so that sheet doesn't get 'marked up' during plan check. We've used ...


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RE:Permit Streamlining Best Practices

We have found that one of the best ways to improve the permitting process is the development of a code data sheet(s). We have a standard code data sheet that includes all the code, zoning, occupancy, building type and construction type information. It also includes a plan(s), which show all...


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RE:Permit Streamlining Best Practices

Your three step process makes a lot of sense Charles ... but I wonder if have you have faced situations where 1 The AHJ requirements were unclear or inconsistent (for example between plan check and field inspection) 2 The code was interpreted differently between yourself and the AHJ 3 In...


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RE:Permit Streamlining Best Practices

I would add to that list to always have a presubmittal meeting with your AHJ. At the presubmittal meeting you walk the AHJ through your project and identify any potential problems you should be prepared to respond to in the submittal. Donald Henke AIA -- Donald Henke AIA Senior Architect Jacobs...


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1. Find out the documentation required by the AHJ. 2. Perform a thorough code analysis and report it. 2. Provide the required documentation. -- Charles Graham AIA Architect O'Neal, Inc. Greenville SC --


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RE:Permit Streamlining Best Practices

It was a rough couple of years around 2005 when PA allowed Municipalities to opt "in or out"of doing their own IBC code review. It was sometimes unclear whether the state or a third party was responsible to review the drawings or both. On one project, the newly hired local building official...


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Permit Streamlining Best Practices

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