File Names for Electronic Documents
The file names of the Electronic Documents for your application must include the name of the form or the contents of the Electronic Document.
In instances where one DVD or USB drive includes all the Electronic Documents for multiple permit applications at the same address, the Electronic Documents must be grouped by permit type. Each permit type for must have a folder with the Electronic Documents needed for that particular application.
Examples of a DVD or USB containing Electronic Documents:
Application for a Building, HVAC, and Plumbing Permit
The Electronic Documents are grouped by permit type and each permit type folder contains the documents, plans and drawings needed for that particular application. For example, architectural, structural, shoring, mechanical and electrical drawings should be included in the “BLD Drwgs.pdf”
HVAC, plumbing and site services plans and drawings must be submitted as separate Electronic Documents in PDF format for each mechanical permit application, plumbing permit application and site service permit.
Building, HVAC, and Plumbing for a Subdivision or Townhouses
To apply for a Building, HVAC and Plumbing Permit for a subdivision or townhouse development. For applications which include the use of a Certified Plan see notes below.
The Electronic Documents are grouped by permit type, and each permit type folder contains the documents, plans and drawings needed for that particular application.
When a Certified Plan is used:
- Arch Drawings would contain a Survey (Lot Plan) and a Site Plan of all the lots, and
- information relating to the Arch. Drawings, HVAC Drawings, HVAC Calculations and Plumbing Data Sheet that are part of the Certified Plan should not be included on the DVD or USB drive.
Mechanical or Plumbing related to an existing Building Permit
Application for Stand-Alone Plumbing or Mechanical
The folder name shows the building address to which the Plumbing Permit Application is related.