Show Floor Plan Notations

Show sheet notes

  1. Sheet title is shown
  2. Reference north and true north arrows are shown
  3. Floor plan titles and scales are shown
  4. Graphic scale symbols are shown

Show building notes

  1. Every building is identified by unique name
  2. Every building stairway is identified by unique name or number

Show residential unit notes

  1. Every residential unit is identified by unit type

Show room notes

  1. Every room or alcove is identified by unique name and number
  2. Every room includes room area tabulation

Show cross reference symbols

  1. Every cross reference is identified by appropriate reference symbol: building sections, exterior elevations, interior elevations, enlarged floor plans, details
  2. Details not shown elsewhere are keyed in on floor plan: floor transitions and terminations, handrails, guardrails, corner-guards, access panels
  3. Key plans and match lines are shown

Show opening symbols

  1. Every opening is identified by appropriate symbol: doors, windows, louvers
  2. Every door symbol includes door hardware identifier
  3. Location of operable panel shown for all sliding glass doors

Show material symbols

  1. Every unique material is identified by appropriate material symbol: partition types, floor materials, dropped ceilings, roof projections below
  2. Each material symbol identifies only one type of material

Show partition symbols

  1. Every wall and partition is identified by appropriate partition symbol

Show surface symbols

  1. Slope of every exterior surface is identified by appropriate note or symbol: decks, balconies, walkways, ramps
  2. Every overhang or projection above is identified by appropriate note or symbol: roof overhangs, decks, balconies
  3. Every building projection below is identified by appropriate note or symbol: balconies, decks, roofs
  4. Every partial height wall is identified by appropriate note or symbol
  5. Every floor material transition and termination is identified by appropriate note or symbol
  6. Every ceiling opening or change in ceiling height is identified by appropriate note or symbol

Identify fixtures and equipment

  1. Every item of building equipment is identified by appropriate symbol: water heaters and pans, service sinks, floor drains
  2. Every item of kitchen equipment is identified by appropriate symbol: dishwashers, cooktops, kitchen ranges, refrigerators, washers, dryers
  3. Every item of kitchen casework is identified by appropriate symbol: countertops, wall cabinets, base cabinets
  4. Every bath fixture and bath equipment item is identified by appropriate symbol: water closets, bidets, sinks, vanities, recessed medicine cabinets
  5. Every item of laundry equipment is identified by appropriate symbol: washers, dryers, built-in shelves, service sinks
  6. Every item of closet equipment is identified by appropriate symbol: pole and shelves
  7. Every item of fixed wall equipment is identified with appropriate symbol: signs, chalkboards, mirrors

Coordinate with office standards

  1. Format for notations conform to office standard: sheet notes, building name, unit name, room name
  2. Every item is drawn on appropriate CAD layer, conforming to office standard

Coordinate with external requirements

  1. Floor plan notations conform to requirements of owner, lender, review agencies, code authorities

Coordinate with legend

  1. Every opening reference symbol is listed and described in legend
  2. Every cross reference symbol is listed and described in legend
  3. Every material symbol is listed and shown in legend
  4. Partition symbol is listed and described in legend
  5. Every abbreviation matches definition in legend
  6. Only abbreviations defined in legend are used

Coordinate with other drawings

  1. Sheet title agrees with table of contents
  2. Every building name agrees with site plan
  3. Every unit type name agrees with enlarged floor plan
  4. Every cross reference symbol refers to correct reference and sheet
  5. Every partition symbol refers to correct wall or partition
  6. Wall and partition thicknesses agree with partition details
  7. Every door and window reference agrees with appropriate schedule
  8. Every room or alcove identifier agrees with room finish schedule
  9. Every plumbing fixture agrees with plumbing plan
  10. Every mechanical equipment item agrees with mechanical plan

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