Building Plan Review FAQs

Plan Review Process

1  I want my project to be released as soon as possible. What deficiencies commonly hold up the review process?

2   How will I know when my plan review has been completed and released? ... or For the status of your project - Click Here


Project Specific Questions

What documents and information are needed to obtain an early foundation release on a construction project when I don't have all the plans completed for submission?

4  If my project must be certified by a design professional, must the individual who does the construction inspection be an architect or engineer registered in Indiana? 

What if I don't know my project number? 

6  What code requirements will apply to my project? 


Who do I Contact If . . . ?

I am an architect or building owner and I have a specific question about my project. Who do I contact?

8  I'm a Contractor or Subcontractor - can I contact IDHS with questions about a project?

9  I am an architect or building owner and I have general questions about filing plans, fees, pre-screening process, etc. Who should I contact?


Do I need to file?

10  What buildings must have a design release issued by the state?

11 We are planning to build a pump house within our existing municipal sewage plant facility. Will a design release be required prior to construction?

12  We are going to replace our 100-ampere breaker panel with a 200-ampere panel. Must we obtain a design release for this work? 

13  What information is required to file a Chapter 34?


For all other general questions call 317-232-6422