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Concrete Driveway Permit Application 3/14/16 CONCRETE DRIVEWAY APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS The following is a guideline of requirements that need to be met along with the completed application. APPLICATION:  Completed application.  Two (2) copies of plat of survey, indicating location and width of driveway and or approach.  Check with your Homeowners Association regarding covenant restrictions.  Contact JULIE, INC. @ 1(800) 892-0123 – Two (2) workings days prior to digging to locate utilities. CODE REQUIREMENTS:  The concrete thickness of the Driveway must be a minimum of 5” inches.  The gravel base thickness of the Driveway must be compacted a minimum of 5” inches.  The concrete thickness of the Approach must be a minimum of 6” inches.  The gravel base thickness of the Approach must be compacted a minimum of 6” inches.  The use of (2 x 4) forms is not allowed.  The width of the Approach @ the curb cannot exceed 20’ feet.  Welded wire reinforcing is required and must fully cover the area overlapping by 6” inches. If you chose to use fiber mesh you must leave some sort of indication at inspection or it will fail.  The top surface of the concrete must be sloped away from the building.  The driveway or approach cannot be placed inside any easement. INSPECTION:  Pre-pour Inspection (The driveway/approach must be inspected prior to pouring the concrete). PERMIT FEE:  The permit is $40.00 for a driveway/approach permit; the fee is due at time of issuance. NOTE: If permit is not picked up within 30 days of approval it will be VOIDED and you will have to reapply. 3/14/16 CONCRETE DRIVEWAY PERMIT APPLICATION ADDRESS: ____________________________________________________________ Zoning: ________ Subdivision: ___________________________________________ Flood Plain: YES / NO Driveway Only: __________ Approach Only: __________ Driveway & Approach: __________ Wire Mesh or Fiber Mesh (Circle One) Estimated Value: $ ___________________ OWNER/CONTRACTOR OWNER: __________________________________ CONTRACTOR: __________________________ Street: __________________________________ Street: __________________________________ City, State, Zip: __________________________ City, State, Zip: _________________________ Phone: (____) _____________________________ Phone: (____) _____________________________ Fax: (____) ________________________________ Fax: (____) ________________________________ E-mail: ____________________________________ E-mail: ___________________________________ I hereby declare that the above and attached information is correct and agree, in consideration of and upon issuance of a Building & Use Permit, to do or allow to be done only such work herewith applied for, and that such premises and its existing and proposed buildings or structures shall be used or allowed to be used for only such purposes as are set forth above or other uses permitted in the district. _______________________________________ __________________________________ (Owner’s Signature) (Contractor’s Signature) Issued By: __________________________________ Date: _________________________________ (Building Official) (Building Official) 14400 S. Coil Plus Drive, Plainfield, IL 60544 Phone (815) 439-2937 Fax (815) 609-6114 Web www.plainfield-il.org 3/14/16 CONCRETE REQUIREMENTS – RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION THE FOLLOWING ARE THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS PERTAINING TO ALL CONCRETE CONSTRUCTED WITHIN THE VILLAGE LIMITS.  BASEMENT FLOOR SLABS – Must be 4” thick concrete over one layer of 6 Mil (Clear) Vapor Barrier (overlapped a minimum of 6” at all joints) and placed on a 4” compacted gravel base.  GAS CURBS – Minimum of a 4” high gas curb shall be provided at each wall common with the attached garage and residence. A foundation wall may be utilized as a gas curb only if 4” of foundation is exposed above the garage floor slab at each common wall.  DRIVEWAYS – Must be 5” thick concrete with welded wire or fiber mesh placed on a 5” compacted gravel base. (2 x 4 forms are not allowed.)  DRIVEWAY APRONS – Must be 6” thick concrete with welded wire or fiber mesh placed on a 6” compacted gravel base. The width of the approach at the curb cannot exceed 20’. (2 x 4 forms are not allowed.)  FOOTINGS – 10” x 20” minimum.  FOUNDATION WALLS – Must be 8” thick concrete for frame construction includes two, #4 continuous top and bottom reinforcing bars plus corner bars. 10” thick concrete for brick veneer construction. Foundation wall may require vertical rebar; see Table R-404.1.1 (5) for minimum requirements. All anchor bolts shall be ½” diameter, 7” embedment, 6’ on center (maximum spacing), and 12” from each corner or break in plate with a minimum of two per sill plate.  GARAGE FLOOR SLAB – Must be 4” thick concrete with welded wire or fiber mesh over a 4” thick compacted gravel base. Slope slab toward the overhead door a minimum of 2”. Garage excavation must be backfilled 100% with stone.  PATIO SLAB – Must be 4” thick concrete with welded wire or fiber mesh over a 4” thick compacted gravel base. Slope slab away from the building.  PORCHES AND STOOPS – Must be 4” thick concrete with welded wire or fiber mesh over a 4” thick compacted gravel base. Slope slab away from the building. Stoop inspection required only if 9 square feet or greater. Riser height minimum is 4” and the maximum is 7 3/4”. Tread depth is a minimum of 11”. A handrail is required with 4 or more risers.  POST HOLES – Must be a minimum of 10” in diameter and 42” deep with 2” above grade.  WALKS-PUBLIC – are required and shall consist of the following.  2 x 6 form boards (2 x 4 forms are not allowed.)  Width – 5’  5” thick concrete on 5” thick compacted CA-10 or CA-6 gravel fill.  6” thick gravel and concrete at driveway with welded wire or fiber mesh.  5’-0” on center construction joints.  ½” thick minimum expansion joints 30’ feet on center. 3/14/16  Slope ¼” per foot toward curb.  Location 1’ from front property line(s) or per plans.  Accessibility ramps required at corner lot intersections.  WALKS-SERVICE – Must be 4” thick concrete over a 4” thick compacted gravel base. All sloping walks shall be no greater than ¼” per foot. NOTES:  Debris and water must be removed in all areas prior to concrete placement.  Concrete cannot be poured when frost is present in the area of placement.  Welded wire must be overlapped a minimum of 6” and be wired together to avoid displacement.