Commercial Plan Review

Building Plan Review

Additions and new commercial, industrial and multifamily buildings (2 or more units) must be submitted for site plan review prior to permit issuance. The site plan review process is started in the City of Oshkosh Planning Services Department. Please follow this link to start the site plan review process City of Oshkosh Site Plan Review.

The City of Oshkosh has been authorized by the WI Division of Industry Services to perform plan reviews for projects within the City of Oshkosh. This includes plan reviews for the following:

  • Building Construction
  • Building components (structural steel, precast, etc)
  • HVAC
  • Means of Egress Illumination
  • Energy Conservation
  • Plumbing Systems

Please note that Fire Alarm and Fire Sprinkler System plans must still be reviewed by the State.

Building Plan Review Requirements:

Please submit the below information when applying for a building plan review:

  • 4 Sets of Plans or 1 set and 3 additional cover sheets. The plans need to be stamped/signed if required.
  • Supporting documentation relevant to the requested review. This would include:
    • Structural calculations
    • Egress plans
    • Emergency lighting photometric plans
    • Please refer to the Plan Review Checklist
  • Electronic copy of the plans and supporting documentation. Please send this information via a shared file site.
  • SBD-118 Commercial Plan Review Submittal Application
  • Plan review fees listed on the SBD-118. Please note that the review will not start until the fees are received and all documents for the review have been submitted. Plan reviews can be paid online with debit/credit cards and checks (additional fees apply) or you may also send in a check or drop one off.

Heating Plan Review Requirements:

Please submit the below information when applying for a heating plan review:

  • 4 Sets of Plans or 1 set and 3 additional cover sheets. The plans need to be stamped/signed if required.
  • Supporting documentation relevant to the requested review. This would include:
    • Heat loss calculations
    • Structural roof calculations for any roof top units
    • Please refer to the Plan Review Checklist
  • Electronic copy of the plans and supporting documentation. Please send this information via a shared file site.
  • SBD-118 Commercial Plan Review Submittal Application
  • Plan review fees listed on the SBD-118. Please note that the review will not start until the fees are received and all documents for the review have been submitted. Plan reviews can be paid online with debit/credit cards and checks (additional fees apply) or you may also send in a check or drop one off.

Plumbing Plan Review Requirements:

Please submit the below information when applying for a plumbing plan review:

  • 2 Sets of Plans or 1 set and 1 additional cover sheet. The plans need to be stamped/signed.
  • Supporting documentation relevant to the requested review. This would include:
    • Specifications for plumbing materials, fixtures, etc.
    • Water calculation worksheet
    • Scaled floor plans showing sewer and water mains
    • Sewer and water isometric drawings showing sizes, DFU and WSFU loads, etc.
    • WQM if required per code
  • Electronic copy of the plans and supporting documentation. Please send this information via a shared file site.
  • Plumbing Plan Review Submittal Application
  • Plan review fees listed on the plumbing plan review application. Please note that the review will not start until the fees are received and all documents for the review have been submitted. Plan reviews can be paid online with debit/credit cards and checks (additional fees apply) or you may also send in a check or drop one off.