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House 2 Framing

Permit Fee Schedule 

Provide completed permit application - Residential Building Permit Application and two sets of the following construction documents which must be drawn to scale unless otherwise noted:

  • Computer generated energy code compliance report; demonstrating compliance with the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code
  • Plot plan/site plan which must include the proposed structure withdistances to property lines noted
  • Foundation plan
    • Must exactly match the footprint shown on the plot plan
    • Must include all applicable construction details
    • If post-tensioned type or otherwise engineered by a State of Texas Professional Engineer, submit signed/sealed plans and a letter (both by the engineer on record); Verbiage in the letter should include a statement of compliance with the International Residential Code, 2012 Edition & any additional references of the method of construction
    • Downdraft vents must be either noted on the plan itself or in a detail
  • Floor Plans (three sets) which must indicate all room usages and door/window schedules
  • Roof framing plan - include all framing member sizing, spacing, clear spans & species. All conventional wood framing must demonstrate compliance with the 2012 International Residential Code or be appropriately engineered. For pre-fabricated roof materials, submit the engineered manufacturer's installation specifications for all the individual components & connection details
  • Second floor framing plan - include all framing member sizing, spacing, clear spans & species. All conventional framing must demonstrate compliance with the 2012 International Residential Code or be appropriately engineered. Pre-engineered floor systems (LPI, TJI, etc.): Submit the plan provided by the lumber company; include manufacturer’s installation specifications
  • Exterior elevations - Label all exterior material, provide the total wall area and percentages for verification of compliance of the minimum masonry regulations:

Example: 

 Elevation  Front  Left  Right  Rear
Total Wall Area
 641 sq. ft.
 538 sq. ft.
 696 sq. ft.
 538 sq. ft.
Less Total Openings &   Exempted Wall Area
 145 sq. ft.
 161 sq. ft.
 30 sq. ft.
 212 sq. ft.
Total Masonry
 496 sq. ft.
 279 sq. ft.
 293 sq. ft.
 371 sq. ft.
Total Siding
 0 sq. ft.
 98 sq. ft.
 373 sq. ft.
 0 sq. ft.
Total Masonry % House
 75%      
Total Siding % House
 25%      

  • Complete fuel gas sizing plan for all appliances/appurtenances - include all gas appliances/appurtenances, total linear footage of gas piping, gas pipe sizing, individual appliance/ appurtenances BTU load & the total BTU load of the gas system
  • Infill Drainage Plan, if applicable
  • Manufacturer’s specifications/installation data for all pre-engineered beams
  • If stucco is to be used in areas not requiring masonry, the following information is required:
    • Typical wall section
    • Manufacturer’s installation specifications for the stucco being utilized & an evaluation service report (ES report)
    • UL Assembly for specific fire rated applications, if applicable
  • Additional plans may be required as determined by the code official

If you have any questions regarding these requirements, please contact Community Services at 972-744-4195 or email your questions or concerns to Community Services. Regular office hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Last updated: 8/12/2013 2:08:41 PM