This form is required for all commercial building projects along with specific site and project data.
A site plan is required. Draw site plan to scale, not less than 1-inch=100-feet, show all property corners, existing and proposed structures, adjacent roads, all storage tank locations, all easements, utility locations, and north arrow.
Building Construction Drawings
Plans shall include specifications, code analysis and statement of use, engineering calculations, diagrams, soil investigation reports, hazardous materials inventory statement (HMIS), special inspection and structural observation programs, deferred submittal information, architect/engineer stamp, and base plan work sheet. Include mechanical drawings, plumbing drawings, fire protection drawings, and energy code compliance information with the construction drawings.
A Driveway Approach Permit is required for: a new driveway approach that connects to a public road, an existing driveway approach that was never permitted or built to County standards, and to modify or rebuild an existing driveway approach. View 17B.10.101 Driveway Approach Required Permit.
Emergency Vehicle Access
Emergency vehicle access (EVA) must be shown on your site plan. EVA is required to be 24' wide and paved within 150' of all portions of the building. Dead ends that exceed 150' require an approved turn around. See Pierce County Code Table 17C.60.150-1 for EVA regulations.
All commercial businesses proposing to renovate, remodel, expand or occupy existing tenant spaces, or construct new buildings which will be connected to the Pierce County sanitary sewer system must obtain Pretreatment Review approval prior to being issued a sewer service permit, building permit, or occupying the space.
Submit this application to Tacoma Pierce County Health Department for on-site sewage systems. Contact Tacoma Pierce County Health Department to determine the level of review for a Remodel Project Requirements, whether a change in use of the property or an addition to a structure.