14A-4-411 Supporting Documents
Added Coun. J. 4-10-19, p. 100029.
Amended Coun. J. 7-24-19, p. 3647.
Each permit application must be accompanied by supporting documents consisting of a survey where required by Section 14A-4-411.2, construction documents, a statement of special inspections where required by Chapter 17 of the Chicago Building Code, a geotechnical report where required by Chapter 18 of the Chicago Building Code, and any other supporting information required by the building official.
Construction documents must be signed and sealed by a registered design professional or Illinois-licensed professional engineer acting within the limitations of the applicable licensing law. Construction documents must be drawn to a legible scale and accurately dimensioned. Construction documents must be submitted in an electronic format where required by the building official. Construction documents must be of sufficient clarity to indicate the location, nature, and extent of the work proposed and show in detail that it will conform to the provisions of the Chicago Construction Codes, the Chicago Zoning Ordinance, and other relevant laws to the satisfaction of the building official. Every page of construction documents must indicate the property address.
Exception: Construction documents for installations which involve the design of or changes in the structural system or means of egress or which materially affect the structural loading must be signed and sealed by a registered design professional.
Construction documents must include the following details, as applicable:
Deferral of any submittal items may only be done with the prior approval of the building official. The registered design professional must list approved deferred submittals on the construction documents for review by the building official.
Documents for deferred submittal items must be submitted to the registered design professional in responsible charge who must review them and forward them to the building official with a signed and sealed certificate stating that the deferred submittal documents have been reviewed and found to be in general conformance to the permitted construction documents. The deferred submittal items may not be installed until the deferred submittal documents have received a separate permit from the building official.
Exception: Prior approval of the building official is not required for deferred submittals for items required to receive a separate permit by the Chicago Construction Codes, including fire protection systems, conveyance devices, regulated equipment, and heating boilers.