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A. Forms: All applications for building permits shall be made in writing on forms provided by the Village.
B. Plat, Plans And Specifications: The application shall be accompanied by a correct plat or drawing, to scale, of the lot or lots composing the site, showing the exact location of the proposed building and any building already located on the lot or lots involved; as well as the location of buildings adjacent to the lot lines of the lots involved. The application shall also be accompanied by the plans and specifications certified in the manner hereafter required.
C. Certification: A certificate shall be signed by the owner or by a duly authorized agent, architect or structural engineer representing the owner indicating that, if the permit is granted, the work will be carried out in accordance with the plans and in strict compliance with this Code and the provisions of the permit.
D. No Plans And Specifications Required: The Building Commissioner may issue permits for alterations and repairs of buildings whenever, in the judgment of the Building Commissioner, drawings and specifications are not necessary to show the full character of the work to be done.
E. Details Of Plans And Specifications: The number of drawings and specifications required to be submitted shall be duplicate sets of the architect's general drawings and duplicate sets of the complete specifications. Each set of drawings shall consist of a foundation and footing plan, basement or cellar plan, the plans of all floors and roofs, a transverse and a longitudinal section, at least two (2) elevations and the necessary framing plans to show the complete framing of the building or structure. Such other plans shall be filed as may be required in the opinion of the Building Commissioner to illustrate the features of construction and equipment of the building structure referred to.
F. Plans And Specifications, Essential Requirements: All plans and drawings shall be drawn to a scale of not less than one-fourth of an inch to the foot (1/4" = 1'). All distances and dimensions shall be accurately figured and drawings made explicit and complete, showing the front and side lot lines and the entire sewerage and drain pipe and the location of all plumbing fixtures within such building. The dimensions of the structural members shall be given on the drawings whether shown in the specifications or not. The specifications shall describe all the materials to be used in the proposed building. Each set of plans presented shall be approved by the building plan reviewer and the Building Commissioner before a permit will be granted. No permit shall be granted or plans approved unless such plans are prepared and sealed by such persons as are permitted by law to make plans for buildings.
G. Certification Of Architect: It shall be unlawful for any architect, structural engineer or other person permitted under the laws of the State to make plans, to prepare or submit to the Building Commissioner for approval any final plans for any building or structure which do not comply with all laws and ordinances. It shall be the duty of the Building Commissioner to require that all plans submitted for approval for any building or structure shall be accompanied by a certificate of the architect, structural engineer or such other person preparing such plans that the plans submitted comply with all laws and ordinances.
H. Alterations Of Stamped Plans: It shall be unlawful to erase, alter or modify any lines, figures or coloring contained upon such drawings so stamped by the Building Commissioner or filed for reference. If, during the progress of the work authorized, it is desired to deviate in any manner affecting the construction or other essentials of the building from the terms of the application, or drawings, notice of such intention to deviate shall be given to the Building Commissioner. Written assent shall first be obtained before such alteration or deviation may be made.
I. Permit, Plans And Specifications Kept On Job: The permit issued for any work to which the code is applicable, together with a set of the approved plans and specifications, if any, must be kept on the job while the work is in progress; and must be shown for inspection on requests of any Building Officer. Inability or refusal to comply with the provisions of this subsection shall constitute sufficient cause for stopping whether all or such portion of the work as may be involved in the violation.
J. Plans And Specifications On File: One or more copies, as may be required by the Building Commissioner, of the plans and specifications as finally stamped and approved shall be left on file in the Office of the Commissioner. Complete plans and specifications of buildings of a public character for which the permits are granted shall remain on file permanently in the Commissioner's Office. It shall not be obligatory upon the Commissioner to retain plans and specifications for buildings or structures except those of a public character for more than six (6) months after the completion or occupation of any such building or structure. (Ord. 18-12-27)