Self-Certification

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The Self-Certification Program eliminates plan review by allowing a registered professional to take responsibility for and certify a project's compliance with building code, standards and ordinances. Self-Certified permits will be issued within 5 days of application.

The Building Official shall determine if a project will be eligible for this program. The following projects can be considered:

  • Single Family detached buildings and accessory structures that comply with the limitations of the Mesa Residential Code (IRC).
  • Tenant Improvements, Tenant Completions, remodeling or renovations for Group B (Business); Group M (Mercantile); Group S (Storage) except aircraft hangers; and Group F (Factory/Industrial) occupancies.
  • Certain smaller scaled projects may be eligible for this program if approved by the Building Official.

Professional Requirements

  • Architect or structural engineer registered in Arizona.
  • Successful completion of Phoenix self-certification training.

Forms

2005 NEC Checklist 2006 Fire Sprinkler Checklist
2006 IBC Checklist 2006 IBC-ANSI Checklist
2006 IMC-IFGC Checklist 2006 IPC Checklist
2006 IRC Checklist Audit and Appeals Procedure
Building Plan Submittal Checklist Professional of Record
Field Changes and Revision Procedures Intake Process
Owner Consent/Corrective Action Agreement Owner/Tenant Certification
Sample Hold Harmless Letter Self-Certification Eligible Projects
Self-Certification Flow Chart Self-Certification Project Application

Structural Peer Review Certificate


Useful Links

The City of Mesa currently uses the following codes (all are available for review at the Mesa Public Library or City Clerk's Office):

  • 2006 IBC
  • 2006 IRC
  • 2006 IFC
  • 2006 IPC
  • 2005 NEC
  • 2006 IMC
  • 2006 IFGC
  • 2006 IEBC
  • 2009 IECC (effective 1/1/2012)

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