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(A) The drawings and specifications submitted with the application for a permit shall be lettered, giving the name and address of the owner of the building, the purposes for which the building or structure is to be used, its location, and the name and address of the architect, engineer, or other person by whom the drawings and specifications were prepared. A minimum of three sets of drawings and specifications shall be submitted. When quality of materials is essential for conformity to this chapter, specific information shall be given to establish this quality; and in no case shall this chapter be cited or the term “legal” or its equivalent be used as a substitute for specific information. The Building Inspector may waive the requirement for filing drawings when the work involved is of a minor nature.
(B) The drawings to be filed for buildings or structures shall be general architectural drawings, consisting of a plot or location plan; a foundation and footing plan; a basement plan; plans of the upper floors and roof; at least four elevations; and such additional drawings as may be necessary to fully illustrate and show the type, size, and other dimensions of all structural parts and service equipment of the building except as set forth otherwise in this chapter. All drawings shall be made by some approved photographic process that will not fade or obliterate within five years. All drawings shall be to a scale that will clearly show the work to be done, but in no event less than inch to the foot. Surveys and similar location plans, or other plans when specifically approved by the Building Inspector, may be at an approved smaller scale. All distances, heights, dimensions, thickness and size of walls, supporting members, and structural parts and openings, shall be accurately listed by legible figures and the drawings made accurate and complete. The drawing shall show all pertinent parts of the structures to be constructed and the service equipment and accessory mechanical electrical piping and duct work to be installed, including but not limited to the entire sewage, drain, soil, waste and vent pipes, location of all plumbing fixtures, hot water heaters, furnaces, steam or hot water heating boilers, power boilers, heater rooms, hot air registers, hot air riser ducts, cold air registers, steam or hot water radiators, plenum chambers, fans, ventilation ducts and flues, smoke flues, elevator hatchway enclosures, refrigerating units, gas heating outlets, electric wiring outlets including outlets for heating units, motors, generators, and transformers.
(C) The Building Inspector shall ascertain that all drawings, specifications, and designs submitted for approval conform to the letter and intent of the adopted building codes of the city and R.C. §§ 4703.01 et seq. for architects, and R.C. §§ 4733.01 et seq. for engineers. He shall require that the drawings, structure, equipment, and service facilities, or any part thereof bear the seal of a professional architect or engineer duly authorized to practice his profession in this state.
('91 Code § 150.055) (Ord. 2203-1966, passed 2-2-67)