Plan Review Applications/Resources

To help assure building safety, the District works with residents, builders, and developers from a fire and life safety perspective to ensure residential and commercial buildings meet the California Fire Code, Placer County Safe Ordinance, and local amended fire ordinances. 

Electronic Submittal Process –

  1. Review the Cost Recovery Schedule to determine fees that will be due for the plan review.
  2. Submit a completed application, the plans required for the review, and any pertinent documents to the Plan Review Email
  3. All plans and documents must be submitted in Adobe Acrobat PDF file type (Multiple emails ok if plans are too large).
  4. Complete submittals will be invoiced via where the invoice can be paid via credit card. A credit card service fee of 3.5% will apply.
  5. Fees must be paid for plans to be added to plan review queue. Checks are also accepted and can be mailed to NTFPD, ATT Plans, PO Box 5879, Tahoe City, CA 96145.
  6. Once the cost recovery fees are paid, the submittal will go in the queue for electronic plan review and will be reviewed within 15 business days (3 weeks). Expedited plan review requests cannot be accommodated; plan accordingly to avoid any delays.


Cost Recovery Schedule 2024 Increases

How to calculate the turnaround time for your Plan Review submittal, AMMR letter submittal, or Will-Serve Letter request –

Each plan review has a 15-business-day day turnaround from the date the plan review cost recovery fees are paid. Once your review is complete, our office will contact you via email. All reviews go into a plan review queue. If the workload is heavy, it may often delay the turnaround time.

All non-approved plan reviews will require re-submittals and will trigger a new 15-business-day turnaround. We will issue your invoice within 1 business day via once we receive your complete submittal or resubmittal.

We will issue your invoice within 1 business day via once we receive your complete submittal. Invoices paid with a credit card will include a 3.5% credit card service fee. Invoices can be paid with a check but do not include the credit card service fee that is noted on the invoice. You may mail the check or drop it off at the front office. Check the Contact Us page for mailing address.

The 15 business day turnaround time does not include holidays and business office closures. 
Monday – Thursday 8AM-5PM
Closed 12PM-1PM for lunch * Closed on all major holidays

For questions regarding the NTFPD/MBFPD plan review process and requirements, email Plan Review.