Commercial / Industrial

Anyone who applies for a Commercial / Industrial building permit shall supply the following information before the permit can be issued:

  • All new construction projects must obtain a Site Plan approval from the City of Dickson Planning Commission. The developer/owner can make application at this office. (see fee’s and application for details)
  • If one gains, approval by the Planning Commission then one can submit drawings for review.
    • Projects that have a grading area that would consist of more than 1/2 Acre of developed area may submit an engineered storm water prevention plan for approval. (see storm water ordinance) (also see State of TN ref: N.O.I., TDFC, and Gen Construction Permit)
    • Projects that consist of structure(s) over 5,000 square feet shall have stamped engineered drawings for all phases of construction.
    • Projects that are under the 5,000 square foot can submit architectural drawings, The drawings submitted shall display a scaled site plan and floor plan, it will need to show, egress doors, restrooms, storage area, office space, common/meeting areas, etc. The Building Official and Fire Marshal can asked for more detailed drawings (if needed) depending on the size and occupancy classification of the structure(s)
    • All projects must submit a drawing that displays all requirements listed in the Ordinance referring to Site Plan, Fire Department related issues, and the Planning Commission Application. (this application also serves as a building permit application)