Commercial Buildings

The Division of Industry Services (IS) provides required plan review for commercial, industrial, and other public buildings 25,000 cubic feet or larger. Also, review is needed for any size of school, high-hazard occupancy, and three-unit or larger residential building.

Building Plan Review and Inspection Brochure (SBD-10115P)


Revisions​​ to previously approved plans require submittal of form SBD-118. Revisions to previously approved plans may be scheduled by completing the form and faxing it to (877) 840-9172 or emailing it to

Structural Components

Structural Components require a submittal of form SBD-118. These are not pre-scheduled. Submit the components to the office specified in the building plan approval letter.



Please consult the Plan Review Submittal Reminders for Bleachers document.


Preliminary Review

Contact the review office of your choice to discuss the possibility of a preliminary review appointment with a plan reviewer.


HVAC Alteration with no Building Change

Email requests to


Commercial Buildings General Lighting Plans and About Submittal of Emergency Lighting Plans


Are Inspections Involved?

Buildings may be inspected at various stages during construction. The inspections will be done by one of the division's Commercial Building Inspectors, except when the project is located in a delegated agent municipality, where a local inspector will provide the inspection services. Please see our list of Delegated Municipalities​. You also need local permits.

Plan Submittal Questions

Please email questions regarding plan submittal to