APPLICATION FOR ALTERATIONS TO
following information is required to be provided with and attached to the
building permit application by using a set of construction plans, drawings
and/or construction blueprints. TWO
(2) SETS OF DRAWINGS AE REQUIRED
drawings and/or blueprints MUST be drawn to a scale of at least ¼ -inch equals
one (1) foot and include the following information:
A detailed drawing showing the front, rear, and side exterior elevations
of the proposed structure indicating the size, type of construction, and
location of walls, doors, window.
Photos of existing exterior elevations may be submitted to show
Detailed architectural floor plans of each floor indicating the proposed
construction showing dimensions and locations of all rooms, walls, columns,
beams, floor and ceiling and fire-rated assemblies.
Dimensions of all exterior and interior walls and hallways, windows, and
door openings must be included.
Identify the name and use of each room.
A complete design of the electrical, plumbing, and heating/cooling
layout. Dimensions of all exterior
and interior walls, windows, and door openings must be included.
When the alteration involves the addition or alteration of restrooms,
doorways, or other items required to meet the accessibility requirements of the
Americans with Disabilities Act, the plans must include detailed drawings
indication compliance with ICC/ANCI A117.1 (Accessible Building Requirements)
If plans or applications do not contain the information above
in sufficient detail, the Building Official may reject them as incomplete.
Detailed construction drawings are not required if the
building is a manufactured dwelling (a mobile home, modular or other type of
off-site built home). However, certification from the manufacturer that the
structure meets the National Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety
Standards must be provided. Plan drawings for these buildings must include
foundation and/or pier construction details.
NOTE: As with
most any construction project, plans and ideas will change as the construction
progresses. Please base the
construction drawings on your plans at the time of applying for your Building
Permit. The Building Official must
approve all changes and modifications to your approved plans PRIOR to the actual
construction of the proposed change.
Following the review by the Township Staff, Jones Township must review
and act upon a complete Building Permit Application within 30 days of receipt of
a complete package or within such additional time as the applicant and
municipality may agree to in writing. Following
municipal approval of the application, a Building Permit will be issued.