Effective February 13, 2017, Commercial Plan Review* will begin performing structural reviews on the following commercial construction project types:


Description IBC Occupancy Classification
Five- or-more family buildings R-2, R-3, or R-4
Mixed-use R-2, R-3, or R-4 combined with any other use OR any combination of A, M, B uses
Hotels, motels, and tourist cabins intended for transient accommodations R-1
Hospitals and institutional buildings I-1, I-2, I-3, or I-4
Office, bank and professional buildings and medical office buildings B
Schools and other educational buildings E
Commercial Remodel - Repair/modification of structural elements including repairs to balconies, stairs, decks, structural damage, etc. -


*For Expedited Review, all projects with a structural scope of work will be subjected to a structural review and will not be limited to this list.

Click here to view the Structural Review Submittal Checklist.

A structural review can also be requested by the Inspections division for structural field issues and by the Residential Review division for complicated residential structural plans, and will be subject to the applicable review fees.

For more information, contact the Development Services Department at 512-978-4000.