Pursuant to Government Code section 6254(k), records that are exempt from disclosure under state or federal law are also exempt under the Public Records Act. California Health and Safety Code section 19851 provides that building plans can be inspected, but not copied without permission of the professional who signed the document and the original or current property owner. Furthermore, Federal copyright law [17 U.S.C. sections 101 and 102(A)(8)] provides that architectural plans can be inspected, but cannot be copied without the permission of the copyright owner.
Accordingly, the plans you have requested may not be copied.
However, the plans will be made available for inspection at the Planning and Economic Development Department, 100 Santa Rosa Avenue, Room 3, Santa Rosa, CA 95404. Please make arrangements in advance, as the records may be in offsite storage, by calling (707) 543-3200 option 1 to inspect the records:
Monday/Tuesday/Thursday: 8 a.m.
Wednesday: 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to noon
Signed owner/professional affidavits were not received and your request has been closed.
Please feel free to resubmit your request for duplication of plans along with original fully executed owner affidavits to 100 Santa Rosa Avenue, Room 3, Santa Rosa, CA 95404.