Effective immediately, the City of Fairfield’s Building Safety Division will start accepting applications for tenant improvements, new commercial, and multi-family construction projects under the PASS (Pre-qualified Architectural Submittal System) program’s expedited review process. Plans submitted under the PASS program will have their plan reviews started within one week of submittal with the expectation of having the plan review completed no later than 10 days from the date of submittal. Here is a brief outline of the program and a link to the website for more detailed information.
PASS permit streamlining program:
o A checklist that outlines document content and organization.
o A set of consensus derived drawing examples that make up a detailed training program.
o A test which must be passed for listing on the PASS registry.
PASS program website: http://streamlineinstitute.org/PASS
You may also contact the Chief Building Official Jeff Thomas at (707) 428-7442 for more information.