Plan review, inspection and department administration professionals providing expert solutions to support the day-to-day operations of any building department.
Building Plan Review
CSG maintains a broad and deep pool of credentialed and experienced plan review engineers, structural engineers, plans examiners, CASp specialists, OSHPD 3 reviewers and LEED accredited professionals capable of responding quickly and accurately to the plan review needs of any building department and its customers.
Certified residential and commercial field inspection
Inspections requiring knowledge of energy, green building, accessibility, historical buildings, water efficiency, stormwater, and flood zone standards
Inspections informed by experience with a wide range of projects
Ability to seamlessly integrate with client agencies leveraging knowledge of a variety of jurisdictional processes and procedures
Over-the counter plan review assistance
Solutions-oriented approach in working with jurisdictions, developers, contractors and owners
CASp Assessment & Inspection
California Building Departments are required to have CASp certified staff in place and available for technical questions and interpretations. Our CASp certified personnel have expertise in state and federal accessibility regulations and in promoting access to facilities for persons with disabilities through technical interpretations, plan review and compliance inspections.
Serving in this vital, frontline, first-response role, CSG’s permit technicians operate as a seamless extension of an agency’s team and recognize the importance of exemplary customer service, application of organizational skills, knowledge of the inner-workings of building departments, and thorough understanding of the building application and permit process.
Creating permit applications and issuing permits using agency-specific software
Providing appropriate forms and handouts
Receiving plans, specifications, structural calculations and energy reports for plan check
Routing plans to plans examiners
Preparing plan check letters to applicants
Assisting with applications and other required forms
Building Official Interim Staffing
Our certified building officials are known for their consummate customer service skills, successful identification of solutions through innovative problem solving, expertise gained from prior local government employment experience, and ability to adapt to the needs of any building department on either a temporary or full-time basis.
Build Department management
Processing of complex code issues and resolving disputes