HOW TO OBTAIN A CALIFORNIA BUILDING PERMIT. 

Great News an Aidome received a building permit in Riverside County California in August 2015.

Assembly pics of Riverside Dome can be viewed at Concrete Dome Home.

Exterior garage Kaufman house 1536

45′ DOME LINKED TO 34′ DOME GARAGE BUILT IN FOREST RANCH CALIFORNIA

To view the Dome’s Construction Photos and other interior pics, click on prefabricated home kit.

A different view showing the doors and fixed glass in one of the High Profile entryways.

Living room in above California 45 ft in diameter dome.

 

Kitchen in 45' dome with island.

Kitchen with island in above Forest Ranch, California 45′ dome.

HOW TO OBTAIN A BUILDING PERMIT IN CALIFORNIA

Prior to the recession some building departments in California could ask that the dome kit and other building kits be certified by the State of California.  As a result of the recession & this requirement less homes were being built resulting in less property tax revenue.  Some building departments are not requiring kit certification to stimulate new house construction.

American Ingenuity (Ai) has sold domes into such California areas as Forest Ranch, Crestline, Borrego Springs, Lake Elsinore, Summerset and Hanford. An Aidome received a residential building permit in Riverside County in August 2015 & is under construction.  Currently Ai has preliminary building kit approval in the California Counties of San Diego, San Bernardino, Trinity, Solona and Shasta.  

For those interested in obtaining a California building permit for American Ingenuity’s concrete dome housing kit, Ai will contact your building department. Please call and give us your parcel ID number, building department name & phone number.  Ai will call the building department, discuss Ai’s building kit, and email generic California plans, California Engineer Sealed Structural Calculations and California engineer sealed engineering statement that says: “The panel composition of the geodesic dome buildings are certified by me as being designed in accordance with and conforms to the intent of the California Residential Code as allowed alternative materials and methods for residential construction per section R104.11  Georgia-Pacific’s DensArmor Plus High Performance Interior ½” Gypsum Wallboard is used as the interior face of the panels which meets the thermal barrier requirements of R719 as shown by third party testing.”

Ai will find out if you submit California Engineer Sealed Building Plans, California engineer sealed engineering statement, California engineer sealed snow, seismic, wind & bracing structural calculations, a passing Title 24 Energy Report along with the other required paperwork whether an American Ingenuity dome can be built in your area.

American Ingenuity Office number: 321-639-8777.  Mon – Fri 9-5 eastern time. Or email by clicking on Contact Us.

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