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Welcome to IV Consulting Services of California. 
Serving the Architectural and Construction Community proudly.
Providing a wide variety of consulting services within the professional and construction industry with an emphasis on building codes.
IV Consulting has over 39 years of combined experience in Architecture and Construction with a focus on complex large scale commercial projects including Airports, Offices, University Building's which include Research Labs / Classroom / Admin. / Cogen Plants.  Additional long term experience with K-12 schools. (Nationwide, Statewide, Local, and DSA reviewed projects.)
IV Consulting has licensed Architects on staff with extensive Code knowledge.
Services available: 
Expert Witness, complete Building Constructability / Coordination / Peer / Quality Control reviews, Building code analysis and review, Fire Code & Fire alarm analysis and review, and pre-permit submittal review.

ADA compliance reviews and forensic verification services available for new projects and existing building / business owners.

We are proficiency in all of the International Codes, California codes, and Regional Codes - Building, Fire, Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing, including NFPA regulations. We have recently been providing Code services for projects in New York City, Alaska, Nevada and Northern & Southern California.
IV Consulting brings the highest value to your project with our architectural and code knowledge, our accuracy, and our on-time delivery of services which will provide "Added Value" to your project.  Our extensive reviews will result in faster permits getting your projects off the ground sooner than through the normal process. 

Our services result in saved time and a more "complete" set of construction documents being permitted which ultimately will result in minimized "change orders" during construction.

IV Consulting has ongoing experience with plan review services "within and for" Building Departments, State Fire Marshal's, Government Agencies and Universities and utilize this insider's knowledge to get your projects through the permitting process more quickly and with minimal issues.  

We are also extremely proud of our "non-litigation" track record and provide you with the assurance that we will strive to keep that record intact.  As an Architect or as a Consultant there have never been litigation issues due to the thoroughness of our constructions documents produced or reviewed.  
Current Clients include two Southern California Universities, various local Government Agencies (City & County Building Departments), Architects, Private clients and other Building Industry related clients.


Building Code analysis - Provide full reviews of all plans and specifications at any stage of project creation for compliance with all applicable International, California, or other related codes.  

This includes Code Summary, exiting analysis, Construction type, Occupancies, Area Increases, Assembly related issues, Atriums, Fire Stopping, and Edge of Slab protection among many other important requirements in building design. 

Fire Code analysis - Will review plans for compliance with local fire authority regulations and life safety issues.

This would include site fire access plan / building review exhibit for local Fire Authority access.  Exiting and life-safety is also reviewed under the Fire Code review.  Additionally, fire alarm system drawings can also be reviewed or advised on (will review submittal and design for completeness as required by the Fire Code and NFPA 72).

Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing analysis - Constructability / Code check review provided for your project for code compliance, coordination, and completeness on your project. (Optional and depending upon project.)


ADA / Accessibility Review services -  Ability to review your projects for nationally enforced ADA compliance as well as California Title 24 handicap accessibility compliance.

This can be plan or on-site review and verification services.

Architectural Peer Review Services - Coordination & Constructability plan and specification review provided.

(i.e. peer review, quality control). 

Services can be tailored to your needs by way of partial or full reviews. 

Expert witness and Forensic services -  Available for most Architectural, construction and code related issues. (Contact us for your specific situation.)

As a licensed Architect and having worked inside Building Departments and for Building Officials and Fire Marshal's, you can be assured we know how to see your situation from all angles.

Additionally, with our extensive experience in all types of construction and in-depth Codes knowledge we can competently support your case.


Building Reclassification Services - Should you need to move assembly or other occupancies to a building that's initial construction may not accommodate those occupancies, we can assist you in the process of determining suitability of the existing building for those intended uses, prior to purchasing the building and finding out the AHJ's and the Codes will not allow that accommodation.


Architectural Services - We can provide full service design to construction documents to construction administration services for your Architectural project needs.  Tenant Improvements, residential to just about any project size can be achieved.

Our diverse and extensive project type background and code knowledge affords us the ability to work on any project type. 

Let us know what your needs are and we can determine a course of action.


 We look forward to adding value to your projects.  
At IV Consulting we are committed to our Client's satisfaction with whatever their goals may be.
Our approach has always been to create a strong personal relationship with our Clients, and to provide them with the highest level of service they have received to date.  Our commitment is to always have a satisfied Client and have them knowing they have made the right choice by putting their project(s) in our hands.  To that end we are on the same team.  We also require the same mindset from all of our Consultants.
IV Consulting has licensed Architects on staff with extensive Code knowledge.  Our background encompasses over 39 Years of Architectural, Project Management and construction experience on all types of large scale commercial, educational, airport, high rise, hospital (I-2 occupancies), Correctional (I-3 occupancy), and large scale multifamily type projects (including Podium & garage wrap concepts). 

We possess a strong emphasis on Production techniques, Coordination, Technical acuity, Construction Documentation and extensive Construction Administrative procedures knowledge. 

Our group has also had experience with hands-on construction under, and along with, General Contractors on medium to large scale projects.

We also have experience being embedded into City Building Departments for permit review and for issuing building permits as well as with University Designated State Fire Marshal's.  

Our qualifications are diverse and we will bring a thorough project evaluation to fruition for you as the Client.  All questions are encouraged and sought after during the entire process and a teamwork approach is fostered with communication being the key factor.  At the end of the day we want our Clients to feel exceptionally satisfied with the level of professionalism and completeness of our services.  

Please consider IV Consulting for your next project.

CONTACT US FOR ALL AVAILABLE SERVICES:   IV Consulting ~ phone: 949-933-1013 ~ email:  IV Consulting