Page 1 of 3 City of Raleigh | Residential Plot Plan Checklist Version 10.12.18
Residential Plot Plan Checklist
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This checklist is applicable for new one- and two-family dwellings, one- and two-family additions, and next day permitting.
If your project is subject to residential infill compatibility (UDO Section 2.2.7) a foundation survey may be required with this project. The
foundation survey must be available at the time of zoning site inspection and must include a temporary benchmark, the elevation grade
points of all corners, and the elevation at top of wall.
DEVELOPMENT TYPE (check all that apply)
Single Family Detached Dwelling
Two Family/Duplex Dwelling
Accessory Structure (A foundation survey
is required if height is greater than 12’
AND the structure is subject to UDO
Fence and/or Wall/Retaining wall
Mechanical Equipment (ex. HVAC)
Replacement of Mechanical Equipment?
If replacement increases in area, in any
direction, a Plot Plan may be required.
TO BE COMPLETED BY APPLICANT
PLOT PLAN | Submittal instructions, requirements checklist, and other helpful information
(REQUIRED FOR NEW ONE- AND TWO-FAMILY-DWELLINGS)
• A plot plan (also known as a survey plot plan) is often described as a “mini site plan.” A plot plan is a plan drawing/diagram which
shows the buildings, easements, ground mounted mechanical equipment, fences and/or walls, the position of roads, and other
constructions of an existing or proposed property at a defined scale.
• A plot plan can only be drawn, signed, and sealed by a surveyor licensed in the state of North Carolina. When submitting a plot plan,
you must provide the most current signed and sealed version showing: a) existing conditions only; OR b) both existing and proposed
• If only a plot plan is submitted, show existing and proposed conditions, and follow both the Supplemental Plan and Plot Plan
Checklists. Please also read through the Supplemental Drawing Checklist, as this may also be applicable to your project.
To be completed by
Customer Service Center
1. North Arrow (must be at the top), metes and bounds of property boundary, adjacent right-
of-way, and graphic scale.
2. Site Data Table: Include Property Identification Numbers (PIN) for subject property, site size,
zoning, overlay districts, current use(s), existing impervious, residential infill status, allowed
building height, setback requirements, and building square footage(s). NOTE: Use the site data
table requirements under the “Supplemental Plan Checklist” if the Plot Plan includes both
existing and proposed conditions.
3. Contact information for owner, applicant, and all consultants.
4. Date of drawing, signature and seal of the surveyor preparing the document, and recorded
lot number and address. Reference to the Book of Maps and page number of the recorded lot.