of the general floor plans shall be prepared at l/8 inch scale with detailed areas at 1/4
inch per foot.
b. Architectural details. 3/4, l-1/2 or 3 inches = 1 foot.
c. Molding Sections and Similar Details. Full or half size.
d. Mechanical and Electrical Details. l/2,3/4 or 1 inch = 1 foot.
e. Structural Details. l/2, 3/4 or 1 inch = 1 foot (larger, if necessary).
7.8.4 SI (Metric) System.
a. Floor Plans, Elevations, Sections of Large Structures. Use 1:100 scale.
b. Floor Plans, Elevations, Sections of Small Structures. Use 1:40 or 1:50 scale.
c. For Enlarged Plans and Sections. Use 1:10 or 1:20 scale.
7.8.5 Plot Plans and General Layouts. Scales shall be as follows.
a. Plot or layout plan, use 1 inch = 10, 20, 40, 60, 100 or 200 feet.
b. Location plan, use 1 inch = 40, 60, 100 or 200 feet.
c. Utility plans, use 1 inch = 20, 30 or 40 feet.
d. Cross sections and profiles, use exaggerated scales to show conditions.
7.8.6 Maps and Surveys. Scales shall be as follows.
a. General, use 1 inch = 100, 200 or 500 feet.
b. Site planning, use 1 inch = 200 feet.
c. Detailed design, use 1 inch = 20 or 40 feet.
Do not use adhesives, decals, paste-ons or stick-ons on the original drawings, unless a vellum
or mylar replacement is made and is submitted as the original.
Also the use of pencil or crayon shading or poche on the back of the drawings will not
reproduce satisfactorily during microfilming. Consequently, sectioned material shall be indicated
by stippling, crosshatching or other pattern indication. Markings shall be on the front of the