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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 Annexation and Prezoning
Residential Project Submittal Requirements Annexation into the City of Livermore
Accessibility Checklist for Existing Buildings Appeals
CalGreen Residential Checklist  Conditional Use and Zoning Use Permit 
General Information for Building Code Design Criteria Conversions
Inspection General Information Design Guidelines for Commercial Projects
Inspection Requirements Commercial and Industrial Design Guidelines for Mixed Use Projects
Inspection Rquirements - Residential  Design Guidelines for Residential Projects
Permit Issuance Requirements Design Review
Photovoltiac Checklist for Expedited Plan Review Environmental Assessment 
Security Ordinance (Commercial Industrial Units) Fence Locations 
Security Ordinance (Residential Units) General Plan Amendment
Special Inspection Package  Heritage Preservation
Truss Submittal Requirements Commercial/Industrial  Major Streets List
Truss Submittal Requirements Residential Wood Parcel Map Waiver
Unreasonable Hardship Request Form Plan Set Requirements for Planning Applications
Waste Management Plan Planned Development
Building Code Information Posting of Courtesy Notice
Accessible Parking Sign - Master Sign Program
Accessible Routes - Entrance and Exit Doors Sign Approvals
Accessory Structures - Decks, Arbors, Sheds, Patio Covers, and Detached Garages Signs: Temporary Real Estate Signs
Arc Fault Circuits Signs: Temporary Signs
Attic and Underfloor Access Solid Waste and Recycling Container Enclosures
Automatic Shut Off for HVAC Standard Specifications and Details
Building Code Adoption Dates Stormwater Checklist Single Family Residential
California Solar Permitting Guidebook Stormwater Inspection Checklist
City of Livermore Fire Sprinkler Guidelines Stormwater Requirements Checklist
Clothes Dryer Vent Telecommunication Policy
Conductor Ampacity Ratings Tentative Map Submittal Requirements
Decks  Transferable Development Credits
Detectable Warnings at Hazardous Areas Variance 
Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance Supplemental Information Handout
Electrical Sizing Worksheet for Additions  Wireless Telecommunications Eligible Facilities Request
Entrance and Exit Doors Accessible Path of Travel
Fences (Residential)
Fire Sprinkler Design Professional Declaration  
Fire Sprinklers in Trash Enclosures  
 Gas Pipe Sizing
 Generator Requirements  
Kitchen and Bath Remodels
Kitchen Lighting
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)  
 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