Welcome to the Building Plan Submittal web page for the Department of Community Development - Development Services Division. The information provided within is intended to assist designers, architects, and engineers with the Plan Review process requirements for submitting acurate and complete set of plans for review by the City of Beverly Hills.
Plan Check Services provided by the Community Development Department - Development Services Division include:
IMPORTANT PLAN CHECK NOTICE: Effective January 1, 2017: Plans and Permits submitted after January 1, 2017 will be subject to the 2016 California Codes.
2016 California Building Code
2016 California Residential Code
2016 California Electrical Code
2016 California Mechanical Code
2016 California Plumbing Code
2016 California Energy Code
2016 California Fire Code
2016 California Green Building Standards Code
2016 California Historical Building Code
2016 California Existing Building Code
2016 California Reference Standards Code
Projects currently under plan review have 180 days from date of application to be permitted once approved by the City of Beverly Hills Development Services Division. Plan checks that were not permitted before January 1, 2017 will not be eligible for plan check extension as stated in the Beverly Hills Administrative Code.
“304.4 Expiration of Plan Review…An application shall not be extended if this code or any other pertinent laws or ordinances have been amended subsequent to the date of application. In order to renew action on an application after expiration, the applicant shall resubmit plans and pay a new plan review fee.”
|MINIMUM BUILDING PLAN SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS|
|EXPEDITED PLAN REVIEW SERVICES|
Expedited Plan Review Services are available upon request for both Building and Trade (Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing) plan reviews. The review is conducted by outside agencies contracting with the City, and incurs additional plan check fees payable at the time of plan submittal.
Expedited plan review services are only available for Building (structural and non-structural), Electrical, Mechanical, and Plumbing Code plan reviews. It is not available for zoning or planning plan check, public works, fire, or any other dept reviews.
The turnaround time for expedited plan check is usually two-weeks for each plan review cycle. The review comments and associated corrections, and the redlined plans are returned to the applicant prior to any other dept review comments that are necessary on any project. The Expedited Plan Review Services do not expedite plan reviews for all necessary departments needed for plan approval. The Expedited Plan Review services focuses on technical California Building Code review.
|PLAN REVIEW COMPLIANCE CHECK LISTS, DETAILS,
SPECIFICATIONS, AND REQUIREMENTS
The documents in this section are used to review plans submitted to the Department for verification of code compliance and provides details, specifications, and requirements.