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PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT <br /> FOR BUILDING AND SAFETY SERVICES <br /> THIS AGREEMENT ("Agreement") is made and entered into this 2nd day of June <br /> 2015, by and between the City of Rancho Palos Verdes (hereinafter referred to as <br /> "City") and Charles Abbott Associates, Inc. (hereinafter referred to as "Consultant"). <br /> RECITALS <br /> City wishes to use the professional services of Consultant to provide building and <br /> safety consulting services to the City on an as-needed basis; and <br /> Consultant has represented that it has a unique and specialized knowledge and <br /> understanding of and experience with plan check, permit issuance, inspection and <br /> enforcement of the California Building, Electrical, Plumbing and Mechanical Codes, and <br /> the California Energy Standards as adopted by the Rancho Palos Verdes Municipal <br /> Code and is qualified to perform these services for City. <br /> AGREEMENT <br /> IN CONSIDERATION of the foregoing recitals and the covenants hereinafter set <br /> forth, the parties hereto mutually agree as follows: <br /> ARTICLE I <br /> SCOPE OF CONSULTANT'S SERVICES <br /> When requested by the City, Consultant shall perform the following services in a <br /> professional manner under the direct supervision of the City's Building Official or <br /> Director of Community Development: <br /> A. Plan Check: Review building and development plans for conformance with the <br /> California Building, Electrical, Plumbing and Mechanical Codes (the "Codes"), <br /> the California Energy Standards, City ordinances and other requirements as set <br /> by City Departments, as well as arranging for reviews by other responsible <br /> agencies, as appropriate. Plan check services may be provided either through <br /> contractor or by firms previously approved by the City. Unless there are <br /> exceptional circumstances, Consultant shall complete first plan check of <br /> residential construction within ten (10) calendar days of receipt of the submittal <br /> and subsequent plan checks within five (5) calendar days of receipt of the re- <br /> submittal. Consultant shall provide all plan check comments in typed format for <br /> all initial and subsequent plan reviews. <br /> B. Permit Issuance: Issue building permits when all State law, City ordinances, and <br /> other requirements are met. The Director of Community Development or his or <br /> her designee shall establish office hours for the building inspectors to issue <br /> permits to optimize service to the public. <br /> R6876.0001\1840082v1 Page 1 <br />