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Typical Construction Documents

The following is a typical set of Construction Documents used for Bidding and Permits. Please note, every project is different and the required information varies for each project.

Sheet 1– Site Plan and Zoning- Illustrates the existing or new site plan showing the proposed structure and setback requirements. Includes area and volume calculations and a Zoning Chart which lists the town requirements and the project’s conformance.

Sheet 2– Demolition Plans- Indicates the scope of the proposed demolition for the project.

Sheet 3 –Basement and First Floor Construction Plans- Indicates the proposed construction for the first floor and basement.

Sheet 4 –Second Floor and Roof Plan- Indicates the proposed construction for the second floor and the proposed new roof.

Sheet 5 – Elevations- Illustrates the new and existing construction from the exterior

Sheet 6 – Electrical Plans- Indicates the new light fixtures, outlets and switches needed for the proposed new work.

Sheet 7 – Section and Plumbing Riser Diagram- Illustrates the relationship between the existing building and the new construction, indicating beam locations, and interior elevations. The plumbing Riser Diagram is required by the municipality and indicates the number of plumbing fixtures in the structure and how they are vented.

Sheet 8 – Specifications-This sheet has notes and specifications indicating the contractor’s scope of work and the materials to be used.