Commercial Exterior Case Types

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Commercial Exterior Case Types


Work Description for Commercial Exterior


Awning; Canopy; Fence (non-use i.e., replacement of previously existing fence); General Exterior Work; Reface (store front); and Roof (change in pitch or configuration); Exterior Generator/Existing Pad; New or Replacement Antennas
  • Work Description for Commercial Exterior with Use:  Fence with Use (storage yard); Mobile Homes
  • Work Description for Commercial Exterior with Use — Walk-Through:  Fence with Use
  • Work Description for Commercial Exterior — Walk-Through:  Above-ground Tank; Roof Replacement; Awning Replacement; Rooftop Units

Commercial Exterior/Commercial Exterior with Use (Not a Walk-Through):


Documents/Approvals Required with a New Use and Occupancy
  • Site/Plot Plans — Original Signature and Sealed (not required if no new U&O)
  • Architectural Drawings — Original Signature and Sealed
  • Structural Drawings — Original Signature and Sealed
  • Electrical Drawings — Original Signature and Sealed (if applicable)

Commercial Exterior with Use — Walk-Through:


Documents/Approvals Required with a New Use and Occupancy
  • Site/Plot Plans — Original Signature and Sealed (not required if no new U&O)
  • Architectural Drawings — Original Signature and Sealed
  • Structural Drawings — Original Signature and Sealed
  • Electrical Drawings — Original Signature and Sealed (if applicable)

Commercial Exterior with Use — Walk-Through:  For a Fence


Site / Plot Plans Showing Fence Location. Ensure fence locations are highlighted on the plans. All gates must be 20 feet wide. Must show location of fire hydrant.

Commercial Exterior with Use — Walk-Through:  For a Canopy


  • Site/Plot Plans
  • Architectural Drawings
  • Structural Drawings

Work Description for Commercial Exterior:  Walk-Through


  • Site/Plot Plans
  • Architectural Drawings
  • Structural Drawings

Review


Reviewed by:
  • Health
  • M-NCPPC
  • Fire
  • Structural
  • Site
  • Capital Improvement Program (CIP) (for Commercial Exterior with Use/Commercial Exterior with Use — Walk-Through, if applicable)

Payment


For permit, license and bond fees, view the DPIE Fee Schedule. Customers are encouraged to pay online at ePayments. For alternate forms of payment, visit DPIE's Payments page.

  • Permit Fee =  view the DPIE Fee Schedule
  • Use and Occupancy (if applicable) = $ per discipline
  • Grading filing fee (if applicable) = $

Note


  • All plans on this checklist must be provided at the time of permit application.
  • Customers must comply with local municipalities and township requirements prior to starting construction.