Form 102 "Application for Alternative Materials, Design and Methods of Construction" - City of Berkeley, California

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Form #102
APPLICATION FOR ALTERNATIVE
MATERIALS, DESIGN AND METHODS
OF CONSTRUCTION
Building and Safety
Pursuant to Sections 104.11 of the 2016 CBC or R104.11 of the 2016 CRC, as adopted
Permit Service Center
by the City of Berkeley, the undersigned requests consideration and approval of the
alternative materials, design, and/or methods of construction for the following:
Please review the
Conditions
Project Information
of Approval and
Disclaimer statement
Project Name:
on Page 2 before
submitting this
Project Address:
application.
APN Number:
Attachments:
Brief Project
Attach copies of any
Description:
references, test reports,
expert opinions, etc.
Construction
Occupancy
Square
No. of
No. of
that clearly support
Type
Class
Footage
Stories
Residential Units
the claim that the
alternative is at least
Project Details:
the equivalent of that
prescribed in the code
Permit or Plan Check Application Number (if applicable):
in quality, strength,
effectiveness, fire-
resistance, durability,
1. Description of Specific Alternative (attach any additional supporting documentation):
and safety.
Determination of
Equivalency:
The Building Official
may require that a
consultant be retained
2. Code Sections and Requirements the Applicant is Seeking an Alternative to:
by the applicant
to perform tests,
research and analysis,
and submit a full
evaluation report to
assist in determining
3. Justification of the Alternative:
equivalency.
4. List of Attached Documentation:
Building and Safety
1947 Center St. 3
floor
rd
Berkeley, CA 94704
510-981-7440 TTY 6903
buildingandsafety@
cityofberkeley.info
Last Revised 07/01/19
Form #102
APPLICATION FOR ALTERNATIVE
MATERIALS, DESIGN AND METHODS
OF CONSTRUCTION
Building and Safety
Pursuant to Sections 104.11 of the 2016 CBC or R104.11 of the 2016 CRC, as adopted
Permit Service Center
by the City of Berkeley, the undersigned requests consideration and approval of the
alternative materials, design, and/or methods of construction for the following:
Please review the
Conditions
Project Information
of Approval and
Disclaimer statement
Project Name:
on Page 2 before
submitting this
Project Address:
application.
APN Number:
Attachments:
Brief Project
Attach copies of any
Description:
references, test reports,
expert opinions, etc.
Construction
Occupancy
Square
No. of
No. of
that clearly support
Type
Class
Footage
Stories
Residential Units
the claim that the
alternative is at least
Project Details:
the equivalent of that
prescribed in the code
Permit or Plan Check Application Number (if applicable):
in quality, strength,
effectiveness, fire-
resistance, durability,
1. Description of Specific Alternative (attach any additional supporting documentation):
and safety.
Determination of
Equivalency:
The Building Official
may require that a
consultant be retained
2. Code Sections and Requirements the Applicant is Seeking an Alternative to:
by the applicant
to perform tests,
research and analysis,
and submit a full
evaluation report to
assist in determining
3. Justification of the Alternative:
equivalency.
4. List of Attached Documentation:
Building and Safety
1947 Center St. 3
floor
rd
Berkeley, CA 94704
510-981-7440 TTY 6903
buildingandsafety@
cityofberkeley.info
Last Revised 07/01/19
ALTERNATIVE MATERIALS, DESIGN AND METHODS OF CONSTRUCTION
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Disclaimer
The approval of an Alternative Materials, Design, and Methods of Construction application is based on documentation
provided with the application in support of the alternative. If at any point during the plan review or inspection process the
Building Official finds deviations from the approved alternative as outlined in this document, the approval will become invalid,
and any changes to the approved alternative will require a new application. For alternative proposals processed prior to
building permit submittal, the approval is only conceptual. The approval must be validated by the Building Official after
submittal and review of all construction documents. Upon approval, all the features of the approved alternative materials,
design, and methods of construction (including a copy of this Application) must be incorporated into the drawings.
Owner Signature
Owner Name
Owner Signature
Date
Applicant Signature and Information
Role:
Owner
Architect
Contractor
Engineer
Other:
Applicant Name
Signature
Date
Architect or Engineer
Email:
Phone:
must wet stamp & sign
Office Use Only
Proposed design complies with the intent of provisions of the current codes:
Yes
No
The material or method proposed is at least equivalent to that prescribed in the code in:
1.
Quality
2.
Strength
3.
Effectiveness 4.
Fire Resistance 5.
Durability 6.
Safety
Comments :
Approval Recommended:
Yes
No
Staff Name
Signature
Date
Building Official
Approved
Denied
Name
Signature
Date
Fire Marshall
Approved
Denied
Name
Signature
Date
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