This level is when only minimal interior work is proposed such as flooring, carpeting or painting, where no permit is required by the City. In some instances a Certificate of Occupancy (C.O.) may be necessary due to requirements of the landlord or another State agency such as the Health Department.
In order to issue a C.O., a building permit is required at a Level 1 plan review.
Items Required to be submitted for a Building Permit - Level 1
Proof of a valid current Certificate of Occupancy for the existing space.
A key plan Adobe PDF icon that details the footprint of the building and the location of the tenant space.
(available from the owner or landlord)
One set of plans drawn to scale with the following information on the plans:
The name of the project
The address of the project and the suite number
The name, address, phone number and occupation of the plans designer (person who can prepare the drawings include the owner, a contractor, or a professional designer)
The design code and edition under which the plans have been designed (currently the 2018 Codes)
The current and proposed use group classification
The construction type classification of the building and tenant space
The square footage area of the tenant space
The maximum design occupant load of the tenant space
Specify if the building is sprinklered
A dimensioned floor plan showing the perimeter measurements and all areas within (Detail B-1 (PDF))
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