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Information Handouts

The City of Livermore has created several different types of handouts to aid you in your project. Here you will find City Standard Details and Specifications, Code Interpretations, and Information Bulletins. Search for Applications.

Building Permit & Inspection

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Planning and Engineering     

Commercial Industrial Project Submittal Requirements Accessory Structures
Residential Project Submittal Requirements Annexation and Prezoning
Accessibility Checklist for Existing Buildings Annexation into the City of Livermore
CalGreen Residential Checklist  Appeals
General Information for Building Code Design Criteria Conditional Use and Zoning Use Permit
Inspection General Information Conversions
Inspection Requirements Commercial and Industrial Daycare Facilities
Inspection Requirements - Residential  Design Guidelines for Commercial Projects
Permit Issuance Requirements Design Guidelines for Mixed Use Projects
Photovoltaic Checklist for Expedited Plan Review Design Guidelines for Residential Projects
Security Ordinance (Commercial Industrial Units) Design Review
Security Ordinance (Residential Units) Environmental Assessment
Special Inspection Package  Fence Locations
Truss Submittal Requirements Commercial/Industrial  General Plan Amendment
Truss Submittal Requirements Residential Wood Heritage Preservation
Unreasonable Hardship Request Form Major Streets List
Waste Management Plan Parcel Map Waiver
Generator Backups-Residential and Commercial
Plan Set Requirements for Planning Applications
Accessible Parking Planned Development
Accessible Routes - Entrance and Exit Doors Posting of Courtesy Notice
Accessory Structures - Decks, Arbors, Sheds, Patio Covers, and Detached Garages Sign Approvals
Arc Fault Circuits Signs: Master Sign Programs
Attic and Underfloor Access Signs: Temporary Real Estate Signs
Automatic Shut Off for HVAC Signs: Temporary Signs
Building Code Adoption Dates Solid Waste and Recycling Container Enclosures
California Solar Permitting Guidebook Standard Specifications and Details
Fire Sprinkler Guidelines Stormwater Checklist Single Family Residential
Clothes Dryer Vent Stormwater Inspection Checklist
Conductor Ampacity Ratings Stormwater Requirements Checklist
Decks  Telecommunication Policy
Detectable Warnings at Hazardous Areas Tentative Map Submittal Requirements
Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Transferable Development Credits
Electrical Sizing Worksheet for Additions Variance
Entrance and Exit Doors Accessible Path of Travel Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance Supplemental Information Handout
Fences (Residential) Wireless Telecommunications Eligible Facilities Request
Fire Sprinkler Design Professional Declaration  
Fire Sprinklers in Trash Enclosures  
Gas Pipe Sizing
Generator Requirements  
Kitchen and Bath Remodels
Lighting (Residential)
Metal Stud Submittal Requirements
Patio Cover and Enclosure - Pre-Manufactured Metal Submittal Requirements
Patio Cover and Enclosure Requirements Wood  
Photovoltaic Solar Systems Residential  
Photovoltaic Checklist for Expedited Plan Review  
Plumbing Fixture Replacements SB 407  
Portable Package Spa Submittal Requirements  
Protection of Pedestrians During Construction or Demolition  
Racks Cases and Shelving  
Reroof Cool Roof Requirements Residential  
Reroof Inspections  
Reroof Inspections - Built Up Roof   
Reroof Using OSB Over Skipped  
Reroofing Inspection Ladder Requirements  
Residential Project Submittal Requirements  
Route of Travel to a Public Way  
Sewer Cleanout Standard Detail (Residential) Sewer Replacement and Cleanout
Shower Repair Inspections  
Signs, Electrical  
Skylight Installation Requirements Residential  
Smoke Detectors in Existing and New Single Family Homes  
Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms in a Residence Compliance  
Span Tables for Douglas Fir Larch  
Special Inspection Agency Joint Review Guidelines  
Suspension Systems for Acoustical Lay In Ceilings  
Swimming Pool and Spa Barriers and Fences  
Swimming Pool Deck Related to Glazing  
Swimming Pool Removal Requirements  
Swimming Pools Above Ground  
Treated Wood Products  
Wall Stud Cutting and Notching  
Water Heater Pressure Relief Valve and Drain Termination  
Water Heater Replacement  
Water Piping Under Concrete Slab Foundations  
Water Piping with Dissimilar Metals  
Window Replacement Information