o 2015 IECC R403.5 Mechanical ventilation (Mandatory). Location of unit must be marked on plans
Specification along with installation maunal must be submitted.
o If utilizing existing equipment, you MUST submit a heat loss calculation showing existing loads
and also proposed new loads (manual J)
o Heating system location, size (BTU), location of fuel source and method of combustion air
make-up (manual S)
o Location of ductwork…if installed in exterior wall, the Energy Conservation Application Form
noted above must reflect decreased R-value or indicate method of maintaining exterior wall
integrity (manual D)
Completed Mechanical Permit application
10. Foundation Plan
o Show dimensions and location of all footings, pads and columns
o Footing sections and elevations where steps are intended
o Show size and location of all steel reinforcement bars if applicable
o Wall height and thickness with concrete PSI rating
o Anchor bolt size, spacing and embedded depth
o Show basement / crawl space ventilation method
o Show basement / crawl space access size and location
o Foundation hold down devices type and location when used with the alternative braced wall
panels for braced wall requirements as allowed by FIGURE R602.10.3.2
o Location and framing size of all cripple walls, with detail of walls less than 14 inch stud height
o Passive Radon Control detail & shall indicate pathways for routing of conduit
o Location of foundation drain exhaust or sump pit…drainage exclusion exception must be
approved by building official §R405
Vapor Retarder detail as per §R405.2.2 A 6milthick (0.15 mm) polyethylene vapor retarder
Demonstrate compliance with section §R403.1.7.2 Foundation Clearance from Slope
o Conventional framing plan all levels including roof, showing size, spacing and direction of
o Conventional header and beam sizes, spans and bearing clearly showing load path to
foundation (ie: doorways, windows, archways, overhead doors, covered porches and decks
and structural ridges). Detail showing insulated headers.
o Engineered floor framing and roof truss plans stamped by a professional registered engineer
in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Raised rafter construction details stamped by a professional registered engineer in the
Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Floor Fire Protection §R302.13
o Roof truss layout shall show type of uplift protection, bearing location, hangers and any other
unique application. Multiple roof layouts shall require separate roof sectionals.
o Engineered manufactured beams and columns stamped by a registered professional engineer
in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Calculations shall be site specific verifying they
generated the loads indicated and that the input and output data provided is site specific to
include verification of load path and column adequacy to foundation…disclaimers of any kind
shall be rejected.
o Provide stamped engineered analysis for bearing stud wall height greater than 10 feet, and for
non-load bearing stud walls in excess of heights listed in Table §R602.3(5).
o Show exterior and interior wall bracing locations supporting wall brace method identified on
o Exterior building elevations all sides to include final grade
o Exterior siding material – provide evaluation report for types of exterior wall cladding in
conformance with the design pressure schedule provided on the cover sheet Exterior roofing
material l– provide evaluation report for types of exterior roofing material in conformance
with the design pressure schedule provided on the cover sheet.
Exterior building elevation demonstrating protection of wood based products against decay.