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L&I plan review checklists

This page contains plan review checklists that the Department of Licenses and Inspections (L&I) staff use for permitting. They are provided as guidance for permit applicants.

Name Description Released Format
2018 plumbing checklist PDF Plan review checklist for plumbing permit applications under 2018 Philadelphia Plumbing Code. April 8, 2021
Commercial energy checklist PDF Plan review checklist for new commercial construction permit applications under the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). December 19, 2019
Commercial existing buildings energy checklist PDF Plan review checklist for additions, alterations, or window replacements in existing commercial buildings under the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). December 19, 2019
Commercial kitchen hood checklist PDF Plan review checklist for commercial kitchen hood and exhaust system permit applications. December 19, 2019
Commercial mechanical energy checklist PDF Plan review checklist for commercial mechanical permit applications under the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). December 19, 2019
Complete demolition checklist PDF Plan review checklist for complete demolition permit applications. December 19, 2019
General building permit (no additions) checklist PDF Plan review checklist for permit applications for construction, other than additions, on existing non-IRC regulated buildings. April 5, 2022
High rise building checklist PDF Plan review checklist for high rise building permit applications. December 19, 2019
IBC new construction / addition checklist PDF Plan review checklist for new construction or additions under the International Building Code (IBC). April 5, 2022
IRC alterations (no additions) checklist PDF Plan review checklist for permit applications for construction, other than additions, on existing IRC regulated buildings. May 2, 2022
IRC deck only checklist PDF Plan review checklist for permit applications for building deck on one- or two-family residential property with less than three stories, under the International Residential Code (IRC). April 5, 2022
IRC new construction / addition checklist PDF Plan review checklist for residential new construction or addition permit applications under the International Residential Code (IRC). April 5, 2022
IRC underpinning only checklist PDF Plan review checklist for permit applications for underpinning of IRC regulated buildings. May 2, 2022
Mechanical checklist PDF Plan review checklist for mechanical permit applications. December 19, 2019
NFPA 13 checklist PDF Plan review checklist for fire suppression system permit applications (NFPA-13). December 19, 2019
NFPA 13D checklist PDF Plan review checklist for fire suppression system permit applications (NFPA-13D). December 19, 2019
NFPA 13R checklist PDF Plan review checklist for fire suppression system permit applications (NFPA-13R). December 19, 2019
Residential energy checklist PDF Plan review checklist for new residential (IRC) construction permit applications under International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). April 5, 2022
Residential existing buildings energy checklist PDF Plan review checklist for alterations and additions to existing residential buildings under International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). December 19, 2019
Sign permit checklist PDF Plan review checklist for sign permit applications. December 19, 2019
Structural plan review guidelines PDF Plan review guidelines for structural work. December 26, 2019
Tank permit checklist PDF Plan review checklist for tank installation permit applications. December 19, 2019

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