Submit Building Permits Electronically In Rhode Island With Service First Permits
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RHODE ISLAND BUILDING PERMITS
Electronic Building Permits in Rhode Island
The State of Rhode Island provides online construction permits through the Permitting and Inspection division, including Land Use and Building Permits for the State.
Discover everything you need to know about using the State’s portal to receive an online building permit in Rhode Island below.
Which Projects Require an Online Building Permit in Rhode Island?
Residential ePermits in Rhode Island
Residents and contractors that are building or renovating their homes will have to receive a building permit prior to beginning their project.
The submission process includes compiling all the information about the project including the Master Building Permit Number, electrical contractor and the plans from a certified architect.
Commercial ePermits in Rhode Island
Contractors must provide more documents for commercial projects due to their complexity. The process for submitting a commercial electronic permit application includes:
- Site plan showing all utility locations, easements, ROW, etc. OR Site Plan Submittal Exemption
- Complete architectural plans with dimensions, spaces labeled per use, etc.
- Complete mechanical plans including HVAC, exhaust hoods, etc.
- Complete Structural Plans and Statement of Special Inspections
Presenting Your Electronic Building Plans in Rhode Island
All the plans must be presented in PDF form according to the guidelines, so that the ePermit can be processed without delay.
As there are strict guidelines laid out by the State in order to receive and review the electronic building plans, it is recommended that you consult an ePermit expediting company in Rhode Island prior to submission.
Online Building Inspections in Rhode Island
In an effort to make scheduling online building inspections even easier, more efficient and transparent, the State has developed an online scheduling tool.
This allows contractors and residents to connect with the Inspection Team to directly plan their building inspections for residential and commercial projects as soon as possible.
Work With an Experienced ePermit Expediting Company in Rhode Island
Due to the changing process of building permits in Rhode Island, contractors and residents may not have the technical knowledge to prepare and submit an application that fits the strict guidelines.
Any errors in the original submission of an electronic building permit in Rhode Island can cost time and money through delays.
By contacting Service First Permits now, we will ensure that your building permit application has everything needed for a swift approval.