New DSA Structural Plan Filing Fee Adjustment and Fee Calculator
The Division of the State Architect’s (DSA) structural plan review filing fees for public K–12 schools and community college projects will decrease for plans received on or after May 1, 2021. The Plan / Field Review Fee Calculator is now updated to reflect the upcoming decrease.
The adjusted structural plan review filing fees for K-12 and community college projects will decrease to the following levels effective May 1, 2021:
• 0.765 percent of the estimated project cost for the first $1 million.
• 0.54 percent of the estimated project cost for all costs in excess of $1 million.
• The minimum fee shall remain at $250 dollars.
DSA plan review fee formulas for access compliance, fire and life safety, energy plan review, revisions or alternate designs, and essential services buildings remain unchanged.
Sample fee calculations are available on the Fees and Time Required webpage.
Structural plan review fees are based on the fee schedules in effect the date the plans are received by DSA and remain in effect throughout the duration of the project.
Questions may be directed to DSACommunication@dgs.ca.gov.