Construction is up all over the metropolitan area so building departments are busy! Please schedule enough time for plan review to keep your project on track. Typical plan review times are as follows:
Basement finish, fences, water heaters, furnaces, decks, and shingle re-roof permits are typically processed over the counter. If the plans analyst on duty is quite busy, you may be asked to leave your permit for review.
New house – custom or new model - 4 to 5 weeks for first comments
New house – master plan - 3 to 4 weeks
New commercial – 4 to 5 weeks for first comments
Tenant finish - 2 to 3 weeks for comments
Residential additions – 1 to 2 weeks