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Please call 775-588-3591, in advance to coordinate/plan drop off procedures.
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Plan Submittal and Review


The Bureau will retain a set of plans for all submittals. The Fire District makes every effort to review plans in an expedient manner, and the project proponent should plan on a turnaround time of 10-14 business days. Please contact us with questions at 775.588.3591, Mon - Fri, 8 am - 4 pm.

The following types of review are conducted by the Tahoe Douglas Fire District:


 LEVEL I

PRE-TRPA REVIEW
$60.00 Fee must be paid in full at the time of submission.

This review evaluates adequacy of defensible space, vegetation plans and fire department access. A review of roofing and siding materials can be incorporated in this phase.

Submittal Level I Plan: should include site plan showing location of trees and brush, access roads/driveways, fire hydrants or fire flow, and elevations. The use of standardized 
defensible space instruction blocks is highly
encouraged. A minimum of two hard copies and one electronic copy of plans should be submitted, TRPA requirements may require more than two sets. 

Douglas County does not issue permits on behalf of the TRPA. If you have a property within Douglas County in the Lake Tahoe Basin, you will need to obtain a permit from both TRPA and the Douglas County Building Department. Fire District approval of site plan (Level 1 Plan Review) must be obtained prior to submission to TRPA.

Fill out Plan Review Application

 Level 1 Site Plan
 Level II Floor Plan  

LEVEL II

PRE-BUILDING PERMIT – SINGLE FAMILY
DWELLINGS (SFD) AND SFD ADDITIONS.
$120.00 Fee must be paid in full at the time of
submission.

This review includes a review of roofing and siding if not reviewed during Level I review as well as smoke and carbon monoxide alarm placement within the residences. 

Submittal Level II Plan: should include site plan, elevations showing roofing, decking, vents, exterior doors/windows, and siding materials per WUI code, and electrical plan showing placement of smoke alarms. Instruction block should be included specifying smoke alarm installation requirements for both flat and
pitched ceilings as applicable. We will determine if there are any fire sprinkler requirements during review. A minimum of two hard copies and one electronic copy of plans should be submitted.

Fill out Plan Review Application


 LEVEL III

FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS, COMMERCIAL PROJECTS INCLUDING MULTI-FAMILY DWELLINGS AND TENANT IMPROVEMENTS
Fee must be paid in full at the time of submission, check for Plan Review Fees – Level III.

Submittal Level III Plan: should include site plan, elevations, floor plans, pitched ceiling should include reflected ceiling plan if a fire sprinkler system is required or present. Supporting documents such as hydraulic calculations and cut sheets, if applicable. A minimum of two hard copies and one electronic copy should be submitted.

Fill out Plan Review Application

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ALL ARCHITECTS, ENGINEERS, AND CONTRACTORS SHALL BE LICENSED IN THE STATE OF NEVADA

All plans, specifications, reports and other documents prepared by a registered professional must be stamped or sealed and wet signed in accordance with Title 20 and state law. The architect or engineer of record shall take responsibility for all architectural components and must wet stamp and sign all associated plans.

PURSUANT TO TITLE 20 OF DOUGLAS COUNTY CODE SECTION 20.820.030B

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Attachments:
Download this file (Plan Review Application.pdf)Plan Review Application[ ]158 kB
Download this file (Plan Review Fees.pdf)Plan Review Fees[ ]125 kB
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