Phased Construction

Grading


  • A permit is not required for preparation of a site within private property limits.

Foundation


  • Building plans must include:
    • Foundation plan
    • Foundation cross section and details
    • Calculations are required to substantiate loads on the foundation system
  • Site plan requirements are identical to full submittal requirements except a landscaping plan is not required
  • Submit one complete site plan, including storm drain calculations
  • A foundation waiver is required prior to permit issuance

Shell or Complete Building


  • Site plan requirements are identical to full submittal requirements and must include landscaping plans
  • Submit one complete site plan, including drainage calculations, even if plans were previously submitted
  • Provide one complete building plan, including previously submitted foundation drawings
  • The City of Billings has a separate handout for commercial submittal requirements

Residential Phased Construction


  • The Building Division does not accept phased construction for residential applications
  • The one exception is the pouring of a monolithic slab (flat concrete) for a future garage