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Construction Management Plan

The Construction Management Plan, or CMP, is a document submitted with construction documents to the City to receive a permit for projects needing plan checks. The CMP sets out schedule deadlines and time limits for inspection milestones, in line with the City's Technical Codes.

The CMP is submitted by the owner and must be approved before a permit can be issued. Once the CMP is approved, construction may begin and must be finished within three years, unless approved by the City Building Official.

Progress MilestoneS

  1. Inspections Required on the Construction Management Plan
  2. Demolition
  3. Grading
  4. Shoring and Excavation
  5. Basement / Subterranean Garage
  6. Footings & Foundations
  7. Concrete Slab or Under-Floor
  8. Lowest Floor Elevation
  9. Trades (Mechanical, Plumbing, Electrical, Fire Sprinkler, etc.)
  10. Rough Framing
  11. Weather Proofing
  12. Lath and/or wallboard (Drywall)
  13. Site Grading / Landscaping
  14. Final Inspection (Job Completion)

Required Document

The following document is to be completed and submitted to the City of Beverly Hills as the official Construction Management Plan whenever required by code upon requesting a Building Permit. 

Download Construction Management Plan Interactive PDF Document

Completion Notice

If any inspection milestone is missed, the City Building Official can issue a Completion Notice that requires completion of the work and inspection within 30 days.

Permit Expiration

A permit will expire if the work and inspections required by the Completion Notice are not completed within 30 days. If a permit expires, a stop work order may be issued and the permitting process will have to begin again, with a new application, fee payment, CMP submission, and permit re-issuance.

Safety Deposit Construction Management Bond

Prior to receiving a building permit, a safety deposit is required. The amount is set by the City Building Official and is used to impose safety measures, such as security fencing or waste removal, on a site if construction ceases, or deadlines are missed. It must be posted at a local financial institution in cash or as a structured letter of credit approved by the City Attorney, and available to be used unilaterally by the City.

If the City draws on the Safety Deposit, the owner is required to deposit funds within five days to maintain the required balance until final inspection and issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy.

The following information explains how and why the safety deposit would be implemented, as well as what a participant should do if the City is required to use the safety deposit. 

Safety Order

For any condition that represents an immediate and unreasonable risk of harm or danger to the public, the City Building Official can issue a Safety Order requiring its immediate correction and use the Safety Deposit to protect the public if the owner doesn't mitigate the risk.

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