Other Permitting

Common Mistakes

The following are some of the most common items that people forget to do:

COMMERCIAL

  1. Provide a Seminole County approved site plan
  2. Provide sealed soil geotechnical reports for new construction
  3. Provide Chapter 5 and 6 information, per the current Florida Building Code
  4. Provide minimum plumbing fixture calculations per the current Florida Building Code, Plumbing (Section 403.1)
  5. Specify all loads that the building is designed to including wind design speed
  6. Include a design criteria statement on the drawings
  7. Include approved details for all rated assemblies and penetrations on the drawings
  8. Include all correct accessibility details on the drawings including, but not limited to, accessible route, vertical accessibility, and all restroom elevation details
  9. Show location of all furniture / equipment / storage areas
  10. Provide energy calculations
  11. Product approval sheets incomplete, missing, improperly filled out, numbers expired
  12. Label ALL rooms and spaces for occupancy use
  13. Provide complete Life Safety Plan
  14. Show location of sprinkler riser and FACP if applicable with a preliminary sprinkler plan

RESIDENTIAL

  1. Provide a sealed drainage plan for ½ ac or less interior lot
  2. Provide a drainage plan with proposed finished floor elevation, swales, and grading details for all other lots
  3. Provide a site plan with dimensions
  4. Provide correct code information per the current Florida Building Code Residential
  5. Product approval sheets incomplete, missing, improperly filled out, numbers expired
  6. Provide energy calculations
  7. Provide signed and sealed truss packages