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10 POINT PROJECT MANAGEMENT CHECKLIST

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10 POINT PROJECT MANAGEMENT CHECKLIST

CHECKLIST FOR AVOIDING DELAYS IN PERMITTING AND CHANGE ORDERS

  1. Zoning information is confirmed at least twice in the preliminary design of the building, preferably by speaking to them on the phone and then visiting the Zoning Department of the appropriate municipality in person.  When possible, we submit for formal zoning approval.

  2. MEP engineer to check the location of water and sewer connections to find out where to hook up the utilities.

  3. Architectural project manager reviews with MEP engineer all beams to making sure that no beams are crossing mechanical ducts and piping.

  4. Architectural project manager makes sure that all commercial buildings comply with ADA, UFAS or Fair Housing depending on the applicable code.  All doors must have the right distance from the jambs to the perpendicular walls, all thresholds must be less than 1/2” in height, and that all required clearances in front of doors are provided.

  5. The architectural drawings of a commercial building describes the Type of Construction which is being used (per Florida Building Code), how many stories, and the Occupancy Type.   At times, the fire walls are to be detailed for the type of construction and the UL number stated in the details.

  6. Roof flashing conditions will be detailed.

  7. Architectural, MEP, structural and civil backgrounds must all match.

  8. Required spot elevations are shown on the drawings for addition and new exterior construction.

  9. Architectural project manager reviews all sections to make sure they match the structural sections, that all architectural dimensions match the structural dimensions.

  10. Will refer clients to other appropriate professions, such as civil engineers, arborists, landscape architects, or septic tank contractors when the project requires any of them.

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