As part of the City of Chicago’s Developer Services permit process, Primera provided Building Code reviews for the City of Chicago Department of Construction and Permits as a sub-consultant. Primera provided these review services for architectural design, heating/ventilation, refrigeration, plumbing and electrical disciplines. Primera was also one of two reviewers providing Green Permit reviews for the City of Chicago. Project types included high-rise mixed-use structures, assisted living, medical centers, museums, university buildings, storage buildings, multi-family residential, retail and restaurants, to name a few.
A typical project schedule included a detailed code review using DCAP checklists, utilization of the City’s customized software program, Hansen, and follow-up meetings with the client to approve modifications to comply with the Chicago Building Code.