Plan Review Information, Fees & Deposits
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PLAN REVIEW SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
- Two (2) sets of complete plans (stamped and sealed cover page for Commercial plans only).
- Three (3) sets of complete plans for fire alarm/sprinkler permit application.
- A completed Plan Review Application (PDF) Opens in New Window (Non-Residential Only) and a completed Building Permit Application (PDF) Opens in New Window .
- Cash or check for the appropriate fee (check made payable to "City of Beachwood").
FEES AND DEPOSITS
1329.08 SUBMISSION OF PLANS TO CITY ARCHITECT; FEES.
A fee of fifty dollars ($50.00) shall be paid to the City for each plan to be reviewed by the City Plans Examiner. The following deposit shall also be submitted to cover all expenses of such review by the City and/or the City Plans Examiner:
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If the moneys deposited by the applicant, as required in this subsection, are not sufficient to reimburse the City for the required plan review, then the applicant shall be required to deposit additional moneys in units of three hundred dollars ($300.00), as requested by the Building Commissioner. Notice of plan review approval shall not be given unless the deposit is sufficient to pay for the chargeable expenses.
Any sum not charged against the deposit required in this subsection shall be refunded to the applicant or credited against other money due the City pending projects of the applicant. (Ord. 2000-147. Passed 9-18-00.)
1329.09 REFUND OF DEPOSITS.
When funds are deposited with the Municipality as required by this Building Code to guarantee the performance of the provisions thereof or as a guarantee to protect the property of the Municipality during building operations, any balance remaining and due the depositor after compliance with the conditions of such guarantee shall be paid to the depositor upon demand. If, however, such remainder is not called for by the depositor, such balance shall be placed in a trust fund to be held for the depositor for a period of five years and, if not called for within such period, such balance shall be paid into the General Fund. (1964 Code § 92.50)