Read Morearrow_forward_ios Building Permits When your rack or shelving is less than 8’ you do not always need to provide structural engineering. This rule varies from City to City. In every instance the City plan checker is well within protocol to ask for anchor detail on all racks over 5’9” in height. Read Morearrow_forward_ios High Piled Storage Permits As the number of mobile users continues to outpace the number of desktop users, it should go without saying that designers, now more than ever, have to design with a mobile-first mentality. Read Morearrow_forward_ios Structural Calculations Although storage systems are not buildings, they should be designed and engineered as such for safety in the event of seismic activity. Seismic racking specifications in many areas of the country are critical to the safe operation of storage racks. Read More arrow_forward_ios Structural Engineering Structural engineering is one of the most fundamental engineering disciplines because it deals directly with the structural integrity and strength of a building or structure. Read Morearrow_forward_ios Rack 101/LADBS Certification
When the top of your load is 12’ or higher, you are required to obtain a high piled storage permit from your local fire authority. (12’ or higher to top of storage is a requirement with or without in rack storage.)

We have been servicing the material handing industry since 1998 and with more than 35 years of experience in rack design, layouts and installations we are more than capable to handle all of your permitting needs. We are fully licensed and insured and are ready to help you with your High piled storage analysis, building permit submitting, Rack design and Layouts, CAD and Permit retrieval.

Codes are in constant transition of enforcement requiring that a building permit be obtained for racks over 5’9″ high. High pile permit is to be submitted when the top of of your loads are 12′ or higher. Both Building and High Piled Storage permits must be submitted and approved before any permits are granted to the building owner or tenant when your storage is over 12′ high.

Our Engineers are licensed in all 50 states allowing us to handle your permit solutions nation wide. In most cases we are affiliated with licensed contractors nationwide as well. Let us assist you with all of the tedious details that go with the permitting process and rest assured that you are in capable hands.

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eShelving Store -
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A&A Boltless Rack and Shelving -
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Eco Material Handling -
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