Plan Review and Inspection Services

Since 1988, we have had extensive experience in the administration and enforcement of building codes by assisting Chicago area municipalities in their zoning reviews, building code reviews, and field construction inspections.

 

We offer a full range of plan review and inspectional services that cover the pre-construction and construction phases of new building or renovation projects.

 

 

Services Offered:

  • Code/Plan Review Services

  • Field Construction Inspections

  • Construction Consulting Services

  • Due Diligence Reports for Existing Construction

  • Accessibility Compliance

  • Life Safety Compliance

Municipal Clients Include:

  • City of Evanston

  • Village of Berkeley

  • Village of Glen Ellyn

  • Village of Kenilworth

  • Village of Wilmette

  • Village of River Forest

  • Village of Forest Park

  • Village of Oak Park

Code/Plan Review Services
Field Construction Inspection

Computerized procedures allow us to process plan reviews within ten business days, which allows the municipalities to expedite the permit process. The disciplines reviewed for compliance include:

  • Zoning

  • Civil

  • Architectural

  • Structural

  • Mechanical

  • Electrical

  • Plumbing

We can provide field construction inspections by certified field inspectors or licensed professionals. Inspections occur with a minimum of 24 hour notice. We can follow the established procedures of the municipality. Inspections are performed in:

 

  • Architectural

  • Structural

  • Mechanical

  • Electrical

  • Plumbing

Pre-Construction and Design Plan Review
Construction Consulting Services

Criezis Architects, Inc. also provides pre-construction and design plan reviews for architectural and interior design firms.

 

The review may be done for a particular division of the drawings (architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical, or plumbing) or a comprehensive review may be done for all divisions.

 

By reviewing plans for code compliance and handicapped accessibility requirements before the drawings are submitted for a permit, the permit review process is expedited by avoiding revisions and resubmittals to the municipality, thereby avoiding delays in construction.

We also provide construction consulting services to lending institutions and prepare due diligence reports for property acquisitions.

 

  • Contract Document and Budget Review

  • Field Observations

  • Written Report after each Site Visit

  • Cost and Contract Status Review

  • Review of Payment Applications

  • Payment Recommendations

Due Diligence Reports For Existing Construction
Life Safety and Accessibility Compliance

Criezis Architects, Inc. also provides pre-construction and design plan reviews for architectural and interior design firms.

 

The review may be done for a particular division of the drawings (architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical, or plumbing) or a comprehensive review may be done for all divisions.

 

By reviewing plans for code compliance and handicapped accessibility requirements before the drawings are submitted for a permit, the permit review process is expedited by avoiding revisions and resubmittals to the municipality, thereby avoiding delays in construction.

We provide review of projects for compliance to the new Illinois Accessibility Code.

 

Services reflect compliance with the latest life safety codes ICC/NFPA, in the following areas:

  • Exiting

  • Alarm Systems

  • Detection

  • Lighting/Signage

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