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HomeMy WebLinkAboutCommercial Interior Remodel Requirements HOW TO APPLY No paper documents are accepted at the City of Renton Permit Center. Your application and the required documents must be submitted using a secure file share link provided by CED Permit staff. When you are ready to submit your application, email: PERMITTECH@RENTONWA.GOV with the following information: • APPLICATION TYPE • ADDRESS OF PROPOSED WORK • PROJECT NAME A secure file share link will be created for you to upload your application and plans/documents. Submittals will be reviewed for completeness by Permit Staff within 5 business days of your submittal. PRIOR TO APPLYING If you are applying for a restaurant tenant improvement you need to check with Public Works regarding the grease interceptor requirements prior to submitting for a building permit. If you are remodeling or starting a food service establishment, please submit your design to King County Public Health. King County Public Health approval is required prior to issuance of the building permit. Separate permits are required for electrical, plumbing and mechanical work, detached structures, signage, sprinklers, alarms, etc. No new oil heating systems will be allowed in the aquifer protection areas. WHAT NEEDS TO BE PROVIDED WHEN YOU APPLY 1. Completed Building Permit Application. 2. Site Plan – 8 ½” x 11” FORMAT that includes the following: • Scale (1” = 20’or 1” = 40’) and North Arrow. • Location, identification and dimensions of all buildings, property lines, streets, alleys and easements • Show approaches, driveways, and public sidewalks. Note maximum % of driveway grade. • Legal description, address, north arrow and parcel number. SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS COMMERCIAL INTERIOR REMODELS Development Services Division 1055 S. Grady Way Renton, WA 98057 (425) 430-7200 www.rentonwa.gov 3. Architectural Plans that include the following: • Building data: applicable codes, new/existing building area, number of stories, building height, type of construction, type of occupancy, occupant load, fire sprinkler and fire alarm systems, smoke control systems, fire-rating requirements, means of egress, accessibility and energy efficiency requirements. • Floor Layout must show the arrangement of walls, note the proposed use and dimensions of all areas, show stairs, corridors, elevators, restrooms and ramps. • Windows and Doors: Show the location and dimensions of new, removed or replaced windows, doors and skylights. Indicate the direction of door swing. • Fixture Location: Show the location of exit signs, international access symbol(s), fire extinguishers, fans, vents, smoke detectors, bathroom fixtures, mechanical equipment, etc. • Show the location of all vertical and horizontal fire-resistance rated assemblies. • Show how access by disabled persons will be provided. Include dimensions and notes regarding maximum doorsill heights, ramp slopes, hardware type and heights of all accessory features (water fountains, telephones, directional signs, etc.). • Show compliance with the Washington State Energy Code (WSEC) Commercial Provisions. • Provide a reflected ceiling plan, separate from the floor plan, for each installation of a new ceiling or alteration of an existing ceiling. The plan must specify the type of ceiling system, the material used and the vertical and lateral support system. • The full floor plan must show all existing tenants, the location of the tenant improvement and all exits, including corridors leading to exits. The floor plan of the tenant improvement may be included in the full floor plan. If the tenant improvement is an extension of an existing space, show which is new and which is existing and the square footage of each. Show the total square footage of the tenant space. 4. If applicable to the scope of work; structural plans and calculations. OTHER ITEMS TO NOTE The person signing the application shall be either the owner or the person responsible for the work, and they shall furnish a reasonable estimate of the value of the job, including material and labor. The plan reviewer will check plans but will do no design work. Sizing of structural members and spacing of supports is the responsibility of the owner or builder and must conform to Code requirements. Prior to performing any renovation or demolition work, Puget Sound Clean Air Agency and Washington Department of Labor and Industries regulations require an asbestos survey be performed to determine whether there are asbestos-containing materials in the work area or structure. For more information, please contact the Clean Air Agency through their web site at https://pscleanair.gov/185/Asbestos or by phone at 1- 800-552-3565 or (206) 343-8800. The L&I web site can be found at https://www.lni.wa.gov/licensing- permits/other-licenses-permits/asbestos-certification