Examples of projects that require a wet or electronic stamp and signature of a California Professional Engineer or California Registered Architect:

a. New buildings, additions to existing buildings1,

b. Projects with interior or exterior structural alterations,

c. Interior alteration with an occupancy change2,

d. All Group A (Assembly) Occupancies,

e. All Group E (School and Day Care) Occupancies,

f. All Group F (Factory and Industrial) Occupancies3,

g. All Group H (Hazardous) Occupancies,

h. All Group I (Institutional) Occupancies,

i. All Group R Occupancies2, except non-structural alterations within individual units

j. Remodeling Projects in a high-rise (as defined in LABC Section 202) buildings3,

k. Projects with mixed occupancies3,

l. Interior alteration with walls and partitions over 5 feet 9 inches in height or ceiling work for Groups B, S-1, S-2 or M Occupancies3,

m. Storage racks over 8 feet in height,

n. Alteration which changes the means of egress (exit) requirements,

o. Remodeling projects that creates or alters fire rated corridors, fire rated occupancy separations or area separation walls,

p. Tanks and vessels (only structural plans and details),

q. Non-structural component or equipment attached to buildings requiring design per Chapter 13 of ASCE 7-16,

r. Suspended ceiling dropped more than 6 feet below the structural floor or roof system per LABC Section 1613.8.1,

s. Lateral force resisting systems utilizing poles embedded in the ground,

t. Any project deemed by the Building Official to require a design by a California Professional Engineer or California Licensed Architect.