"Certificate of Occupancy (Co) Checklist" - City of Dallas, Texas

Certificate of Occupancy (Co) Checklist is a legal document that was released by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs - a government authority operating within Texas. The form may be used strictly within City of Dallas.

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  • Released on May 30, 2017;
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CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY (CO)
CHECKLIST
APPLICATION CHECKLIST AND REQUIRED DOCUMENTS
By checking each requirement, you are stating that you have supplied correct and complete information. In the event that
the required information is not contained in the submitted documents, you will be notified of the deficiency. Failure to
supply the additional requested information within five (5) working days after notification may result in your application
being delayed and eventually discarded. A new application, the original application, complete plans and a new checklist
will be required for re-submittal for plan review. This re-submittal will be treated as a new application and will be
processed in the order of receipt. A Certificate of Occupancy does not authorize construction of any type.
SAME USE AS PREVIOUS USE - CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY
Completed Building Inspection Application.
1.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS OR SPECIAL PROVISIONS" below
2.
Please see "
CHANGE OF USE - CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY
Completed Building Inspection Application.
1.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS OR SPECIAL PROVISIONS" below
2.
Please see "
3.
Submit two (2) sets of the following drawing documents drawn to a standard scale and fully dimensioned. All
drawing documents submitted for review must have a minimum text size of
/
” and a minimum drawing sheet
3
32
size of 11" x 17" and a maximum of 36” x 48”, “E” size:
Site plan of the entire property showing all property lines and parking spaces. The site plan must
show the location of the tenant space and the locations of all other tenant spaces on the property
with their suite numbers.
Exception: Building floor key plan does not need to be to scale, but must show the location of the
tenant space and all other tenant spaces on that floor. Identify tenant spaces by their suite number.
Floor plan of the entire tenant space showing the areas to be occupied with each room identified as
to its use.
Provide a complete parking analysis for every tenant space on the property.
List the type of
business and the area in square feet of each tenant space, occupied or vacant, on the site plan.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS OR SPECIAL PROVISIONS
In addition to the requirements listed above for a CO, the following land uses will require additional information for
review. Please schedule an appointment with a consultant for more information. A building permit may be required if
there is no record of a permit previously issued to create the tenant space. Ask the property owner to contact this office
for more information. A building permit and other trade permits may also be required as a result of the Certificate of
Occupancy review.
1.
Personal services (Examples include: barber/beauty shop, shoe repair, a tailor, an instructional arts studio, a
photography studio, a laundry/cleaning pickup/ receiving station, a handcrafted art work studio, etc.).
Floor plan of the entire tenant space showing the areas to be occupied with each room identified as
to its use. Show furniture on the same plan or you can provide a furniture plan on a separate floor
plan sheet.
Signed and notarized Affidavit for Certificate of Occupancy from the business owner.
If applicable, a copy of a state license from each employee providing the personal service.
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND CONSTRUCTION DEPARTMENT
w BUILDING INSPECTION DIVISION
OAK CLIFF MUNICIPAL CENTER, 320 E. JEFFERSON BLVD., ROOM 118, DALLAS, TX 75203 w TEL. NO. (214) 948-4480
REV 5-30-2017
CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY (CO)
CHECKLIST
APPLICATION CHECKLIST AND REQUIRED DOCUMENTS
By checking each requirement, you are stating that you have supplied correct and complete information. In the event that
the required information is not contained in the submitted documents, you will be notified of the deficiency. Failure to
supply the additional requested information within five (5) working days after notification may result in your application
being delayed and eventually discarded. A new application, the original application, complete plans and a new checklist
will be required for re-submittal for plan review. This re-submittal will be treated as a new application and will be
processed in the order of receipt. A Certificate of Occupancy does not authorize construction of any type.
SAME USE AS PREVIOUS USE - CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY
Completed Building Inspection Application.
1.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS OR SPECIAL PROVISIONS" below
2.
Please see "
CHANGE OF USE - CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY
Completed Building Inspection Application.
1.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS OR SPECIAL PROVISIONS" below
2.
Please see "
3.
Submit two (2) sets of the following drawing documents drawn to a standard scale and fully dimensioned. All
drawing documents submitted for review must have a minimum text size of
/
” and a minimum drawing sheet
3
32
size of 11" x 17" and a maximum of 36” x 48”, “E” size:
Site plan of the entire property showing all property lines and parking spaces. The site plan must
show the location of the tenant space and the locations of all other tenant spaces on the property
with their suite numbers.
Exception: Building floor key plan does not need to be to scale, but must show the location of the
tenant space and all other tenant spaces on that floor. Identify tenant spaces by their suite number.
Floor plan of the entire tenant space showing the areas to be occupied with each room identified as
to its use.
Provide a complete parking analysis for every tenant space on the property.
List the type of
business and the area in square feet of each tenant space, occupied or vacant, on the site plan.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS OR SPECIAL PROVISIONS
In addition to the requirements listed above for a CO, the following land uses will require additional information for
review. Please schedule an appointment with a consultant for more information. A building permit may be required if
there is no record of a permit previously issued to create the tenant space. Ask the property owner to contact this office
for more information. A building permit and other trade permits may also be required as a result of the Certificate of
Occupancy review.
1.
Personal services (Examples include: barber/beauty shop, shoe repair, a tailor, an instructional arts studio, a
photography studio, a laundry/cleaning pickup/ receiving station, a handcrafted art work studio, etc.).
Floor plan of the entire tenant space showing the areas to be occupied with each room identified as
to its use. Show furniture on the same plan or you can provide a furniture plan on a separate floor
plan sheet.
Signed and notarized Affidavit for Certificate of Occupancy from the business owner.
If applicable, a copy of a state license from each employee providing the personal service.
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND CONSTRUCTION DEPARTMENT
w BUILDING INSPECTION DIVISION
OAK CLIFF MUNICIPAL CENTER, 320 E. JEFFERSON BLVD., ROOM 118, DALLAS, TX 75203 w TEL. NO. (214) 948-4480
REV 5-30-2017
CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY (CO) CHECKLIST
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ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS OR SPECIAL PROVISIONS (CONTINUED)
2.
The display or sale of smoking paraphernalia commonly used, or commonly known to be used, for the inhalation
of tobacco or illegal substances (except rolling papers, tobacco cigarettes or cigars) requires an SUP.
Additionally, you must register a 'paraphernalia shop' in accordance with Chapter 12B of the Dallas City Code.
Places of religious worship, theaters, dance halls, labor halls, commercial amusement uses, restaurants with a
3.
total area of 750 sq. ft. or greater and other assembly occupancies (Occupancy Groups A) as defined in the
Dallas Building Code.
Floor plan of the entire tenant space showing the areas in square feet of each different floor area to
be occupied and its proposed occupant load factor in accordance with Chapter 10 of the building
code. Identify seating and dance areas, type of seating, standing room areas for lines and business
or circulation areas.
Identify all exits and list type of door hardware and panic hardware used at each exit.
4.
Warehouses, storage facilities and other storage occupancies (Occupancy Groups S) as defined in the Dallas
Building Code.
Floor plan of the entire tenant space showing the areas in square feet of each different floor area
designated for storage and other uses.
High-pile storage (storage over 12 ft.) will require engineered plans.
Provide a complete inventory and MSDS sheets for each different material, especially HAZMAT,
being stored as required in the Dallas Building Code or Dallas Fire Code. Any material being stored
above the quantity limits allowed by code may require a building permit for fire-rated construction and
hazardous occupancy (Occupancy Groups H).
5.
Manufacturing facilities and other factory occupancies (Occupancy Groups F) as defined in the Dallas Building
Code.
Floor plan of the entire tenant space showing the areas in square feet of each different floor area
designated for manufacturing, storage of raw materials and other uses.
Storage of commodities over 12 feet high is considered High Piled Storage. Racking systems
(shelving) may only be installed with a building permit and required engineered plans.
Provide a complete inventory and MSDS sheets for each different raw material, especially HAZMAT,
being stored and used as required in the Dallas Building Code or Dallas Fire Code. Any material
being stored above the quantity limits allowed by code may require a building permit for fire-rated
construction and hazardous occupancy (Occupancy Groups H).
6.
Any land use requiring alcohol certification. Refer to Alcohol Measurement Certification Application Checklist.
7. If the new use includes areas where food/ice or beverages are manufactured, packaged, stored, distributed, sold
or prepared excluding vending machines, then provide:
Two (2) sets of scaled floor plans showing equipment and plumbing fixtures layout including floor drains.
Two (2) sets of scaled plans showing finish schedules for floors, walls and ceilings.
Two (2) sets of menus and cut sheets of equipment being installed, if available.
NOTE: Additional information required by the Building Official may be necessary for the issuance of the permit (Ordinance no. 26029).
I,
have read the above information and acknowledge that all required documents have been
provided.
Signature _______________________________________
Date _____________________
Please note that staff cannot accept incomplete applications or illegible plan review documents.
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND CONSTRUCTION DEPARTMENT
w BUILDING INSPECTION DIVISION
OAK CLIFF MUNICIPAL CENTER, 320 E. JEFFERSON BLVD., ROOM 118, DALLAS, TX 75203 w TEL. NO. (214) 948-4480
REV 5-30-2017
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