Applicant Tools & Guides
Help contractors, homeowners and others prepare successful permit applications with easy-to-understand explanations of the code requirements for their projects.
Building codes can be complex. Failure to understand building code requirements is one of the top reasons that applicants submit incomplete and incorrect permit applications.
BayREN has curated tools and resources that make it easier for your clients to understand building codes and thus to submit complete and correct applications — to help make your job easier.
BayREN’s guides for common building projects spell out energy code requirements in plain language. They are designed for distribution to applicants and available for download, or can be customized for your jurisdiction.
This interactive tool provides information and suggested code-compliant permit language for three common home projects. The tool is customizable and appropriate for referral to applicants.