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Plan Check Permits
  • Overview
Some permits are more complex and require a review of plans, engineering and code requirements. These permits require a plan check process which must be completed prior to issuing a permit. The City of South Lake Tahoe strives to return Plan Checks within 30 days, and re-checks within 10 days.
The process must be completed within 6 months of submission.
We kindly accept plan check submitals until 3:00 pm daily.

Building Permits
  • Additions
  • Alterations
  • Commerical Tenant Improvements
  • Major/Complete Demolition -requires Demolition Permit Submittal Checklist
  • Decks and Stairs
  • Fire Alarms
  • Fire Sprinklers
  • Fire Supression Systems
  • New Commercial Building
  • New Multi Family Dwelling
  • New Single Family Dwelling
  • Sheds
  • Solar 

Submittal Requirements

Project Specific Forms


Project Specific Forms for TRPA Projects


Required Project Specific Checklists




Plan Reviews may be submitted 100% Digital at this time in order to save on printing. 
  • 100% Digital Reviews will require: Digital engineering & designer stamps on PDF’s.
  • 100% Digital Reviews will require: 2 Complete Sets of approved stamped paper plans (with attached supporting documents) to be printed and on job site prior to 1st inspection. Printing will be responsibility of customer.