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Residential Single Family & Duplex – Checklist & Applications


Requirements for Plan Review

  1. Must submit (3) complete sets of plans.
    • (2) Wet stamped – (1) Copy
  2. Cover sheet must comply with AFPC 106.1.7.
      • Site address
      • Applicable codes
      • Architect signature, statement and information
      • Building type
      • Construction type
      • Occupancy load
      • Sprinkled or not
      • Total square footage
      • Means of Egress
      • Seismic rating – Zone D
      • Snow load – 15 inches
      • Wind load – 90 MPH
      • Rain Zone – 3 in. PH
      • Elevations
  3. Submit copy of Soils Report. (On new buildings)
  4. Submit copy of Energy Compliance Certificate – COMCheck Program. (On new shell buildings)
  5. Submit special inspection requirements. (On new buildings)
  6. Require copy of Arkansas Department of Health Food Services letter – if applicable.
  7. Require copy of Arkansas Department of Health State Plumbing letter.
  8. Items to Check:
      • Egress distance
      • Emergency lighting inside and outside
      • GFI in restrooms
      • Trap primers
      • Expansion tanks or relief valve
      • All special items, hand rails, stairways, etc.

The Minimally Acceptable Level of Plan Review for General Code Enforcement

  1. Plot Plan
      • Location of the building on the site, as well as required setbacks, easements, property lines.
  2. Footing/Foundation
      • Minimum Frost Depth
      • For basements & crawl space construction: a description of footing material & dimensions, as well as foundation wall material & dimensions and maximum depth of unbalanced fill being supported, and dimensions of any internal piers.
      • For slab-on-ground construction: a description of the slab and haunch details being used.
  3. Wood Framed Floors
      • Live loads being supported, size of joists, types of joist (solid sawn or engineered), span of joists, spacing of joists, minimum required wood grade of joists, span/material/dimensions of intermediate girders, anchorage requirements (anchor bolts/straps-number, spacing, size, etc.), type and minimum required grade of flooring sheathing
  4. Wood Framed Walls
      • Size (2×4, 2×6) and spacing of studs, minimum required wood grade.
      • Size/Span/Material of headers.
      • Type of lateral support (structural sheathing, let-in braces, etc.)
  5. Wood Framed Roofs
      • Live loads being supported, size of members, type of members (solid sawn, truss, or other engineered item), spacing, minimum required wood grade of members, means of anchorage to wall.

Building Code Worksheet

City of Tontitown Adopted Codes:

  • Arkansas Fire Prevention Code, most current version, with amendments,
  • Arkansas Mechanical Code, most current version, with amendments,
  • Arkansas State Plumbing Code, most current version, with amendments
  • National Electrical Code, most current version, with amendments,
  • The Arkansas Energy Code, most current version, with amendments
  • 2006 Arkansas Fuel Gas Code (AFGC)
  • 2012 Existing Building Code
  • 2003 ANSI A117.1
  • NFPA (as applicable)
  • City of Tontitown Adopted Ordinances
  • Life Safety Codes (LSC) (as referenced by IBC)

Design Requirements for the City of Tontitown:

  • Ground Snow Load: 15 pst
  • Design Wind Speed: 90 mph
  • Seismic Zone: B
  • Rainfall Intensity/Roof Drainage: 3.6 inches/hr.

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ONLINE RESIDENTIAL SINGLE-FAMILY AND DUPLEX-DWELLING APPLICATION

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Tontitown Building Department
Mailing Address:

PO Box 305
Tontitown, AR 72770
Physical Address:
235 E Henri de Tonti Blvd
Springdale, AR 72762
Phone:
479-361-2700

EMAIL US

Maegan Thomas -  Administrative Assistant
adminasst@tontitownar.gov

Tontitown City Administration Building & City Hall

Open from 8:00 am till 4:30 pm. Offices Located in this building are Administration, Bookkeeper, Building, Planning, and Public Works Department.

Located at:
235 E Henri de Tonti Blvd
Springdale AR  72762
(Located in Tontitown next to the Park)
Mailing Address:
PO Box 305, Tontitown AR  72770

Tontitown Water Utility
Mailing Address: PO Box 127, Tontitown AR 72770
Physical Address: 201 E Henri de Tonti Blvd, Springdale AR 72762

Tontitown City Administration Building

235 E Henri de Tonti Blvd
Springdale AR  72762
Mailing Address:
PO Box 305, Tontitown AR  72770

Hours

Mon-Fri: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sat-Sun: Closed

Call Us

479-361-2700