, prior to
beginning any new construction, the remodeling of existing buildings or the
installation of aboveground flammable or combustible fuel storage tanks, plans
shall be submitted for review. The owner or the owner's designated
representative shall submit plans to the Department for review of the proposed
project for compliance with applicable fire and electrical safety standards.
The owner shall be responsible to ensure plans are submitted and approved by
the Department prior to beginning work.
Applicable plan review fees shall accompany submitted plans. Sufficient postage
to provide for the return of one set of plans and specifications shall be
included and attached to a label bearing the return address of the
(ii) For the purposes of
a fire protection sprinkler system or a fire alarm system, design plans may be
submitted electronically or on paper, however electronic filing is preferred.
All submitted plans must be drawn to scale.
(b) When hard copy plans are sent to the
Department for review they shall be drawn to scale on substantial paper; and
shall be of sufficient clarity to indicate the nature and extent of the work
proposed and show in detail that they will conform to the provisions of the
statutes and the rules and regulations of the Department. If plans received do
not meet the provisions of the statutes, rules, and regulations they may be
returned as unaccepted at the expense of submitter.
Plans which have been prepared by a
professional individual or firm practicing architecture or engineering shall
include the name and Wyoming license number of the responsible architect or
engineer and bear their seal.
submitted must be prepared by a design professional registered to practice in
Wyoming, unless the building is exempted from professional plans preparation as
described in W.S.
(ii) Plans submitted for fire protection
systems and for fire detection and alarm systems, designed by a NICET III or
greater professional, shall be prepared under the direct supervision of a
design professional registered to practice engineering in Wyoming. If the
system is a manufactured, pre-engineered system, such evidence shall be
submitted for verification.
Plans submitted for public or private above ground fuel dispensing facilities
or a Type I Commercial Hood System must be professionally designed or be
pre-engineered by the manufacturer.
(iv) When determining the occupant load of a
Family Child Care Home (FCCH), a Family Child Care Center (FCCC) or a Child
Care Center (CCC), the floor area in square feet per occupant shall be
calculated by using the occupant load factor of 35.
(d) A separate form provided by the
Department and known as the project information sheet shall be submitted to the
Department to initiate the plan review process. Applicants must provide all
information requested on the project information sheet when applying for a plan
(e) A separate form and
packet provided by the Department shall be required for aboveground tank
installations, commercial hood systems, fire protection sprinkler systems, fire
alarm systems, and other fire suppression systems.
(f) Plans shall include site plan, drawn to
scale, showing the property lines, streets and alleys, fire access roads,
proposed building location, and any other structures on the site.
(g) Plans shall further include floor plans,
drawn to scale, with all rooms identified, exterior elevations, wall, ceiling,
floor and roof details and complete mechanical plans.
(i) Electrical: Sufficient information on the
plans and in the specifications shall include one line diagrams showing
feeders, service and panels, panel schedules, location of all electrical
equipment, devices, classification on hazardous areas, emergency systems, and
short circuit current available at the supply terminals at the service