Standard Construction Plan

1. Foundation Plan – these describes the foundation system with notations, dimensions with keyed and cross referenced details of footings, columns, and foundation walls.

2. Structural Plans – these floor framing and roof framing plans showing roof materials, beam sizes, joist and rafter sizes, spacing and keyed details. Slab on grade does not require floor framing.

3. Floor Plans – this detailed plans, for each level showing dimensions, wall arrangements, windows, door sizes, cabinets & plumbing fixtures, stair arrangements, etc. Plans are keyed and cross referenced to building elevations and building sections. A door and window schedule describes suggested materials and rough openings.

4. Exterior Elevations – these drawings of all four sides showing exterior materials, measurements, windows, doors, roof configuration, etc.

5. Cross Section – A vertical cutaway view of the building from roof to foundation showing configuration of construction, framing, flooring, roofing, etc. A cross section is not required for a one story building.

6. Wall Sections and Detail Drawings – larger scales of typical wall sections and details to generally describe the construction and materials.

7. Plumbing Plans – these plumbing drawings are included which show diagrammatic layout of sanitary and vent piping.

8. Plumbing Isometric – an Isometric view showing the entire sanitary and vent piping system with pipe sizes that is within the building.

9. Electrical Plans – these electrical plans that show suggested phone, cable and electrical fixtures with wiring schematic.

10. Electrical Details and Diagrams – Electric & Telephone Service Detail, Electrical Load Distribution Diagram and Electrical Notes. Your local contractor or engineer must still size and design the system to ensure correct operation of any electrical equipment for your region and climate conditions and to comply with applicable codes.

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