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What documents and/or drawings (plans) are required for submittal of a residential permit application?

    • The following items are required for residential new construction applications:
      • City of Jackson Certificate of Liability Insurance
      • Copy of State Contractor’s License
      • Copy of your Privilege License
      • A signed contract between the Contractor and the Owner:
      • Total cost of the job & total price of all the subcontractors
      • Completed Construction Permit Application Form for One & Two Family Dwelling & Related Construction: Includes square footage calculations for heated, unheated, covered exterior spaces, and paving. 
      • Three (3) sets of site drawings showing: 
      • Two (2)  complete sets of drawings
      • Water and Sewer location
      • Silt Fencing
      • Driveway width and radius: Size of your driveway
      • Setbacks of all four sides (Front, back and two sides)
      • Plumbing riser diagrams
      • Electrical riser diagrams
      • HVAC layout with heat loss & heat gain
    • Building Code Analysis for Commercial Plans which consist of the following items:
      • Summary of Project
      • Contact Person
      • Occupancy Classification
      • Construction Type
      • Automatic Sprinkler System
      • Fire alarm calculated Occupant Load
      • Exit Capacity
      • Minimum number of exists
      • Travel distance and dead end length
      • Fire resistive requirements
      • Life Safety Detail Sheet
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