Sample Plot Plan

Plot plan instructions:

  • Use paper at least 8 1/2” X 11”.
  • Have a heading with property address, owners name & phone.
  • Draw with straight edge to a scale no smaller than 1”= 50’ ( 1” = 20’ will usually work for a typical property). (Show the scale used on the plan)
  • Distinguish between existing and proposed structures.
  • Show:
    • Street(s) that abut property
    • Property lines with dimensions
    • Front, rear and side yard setback dimensions for structures  (setback is the distance from structure to property line)
    • Distances between structures
    • Perimeter dimensions of structures
    • Height in stories and feet of structures
    • Location of signs (add more sheets with drawings and dimensions of signs).
    • Driveways
      • Width at street or curbline,
      • Overall size of parking areas,
      • Outline and show size of all regular and handicap parking spots,
      • Indicate pavement types
  • In addition to the above requirements indicate the following information for the specific structures:
    • Garages
      • automobile capacity
    • Porches
      • open or enclosed,
      • type of foundation
    • Pools
      • above ground or inground,
      • water depth,
      • height of aboveground
      • pool walls
      • details of Code required enclosures
  • You may be asked to provide more information to the Building Inspector or to any authorizing Board to help determine Code compliance.

NOTE: For vacant land and lot development, a land survey containing the seal and signature of a licensed surveyor or engineer must be submitted.