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Residential Plans Examiner (R3)

Residential Plans Examiner (R3)

Free Practice Test

  • TypeExam Format
  • No. of Questions5
  • AccessImmediate
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  • Exam DeliveryOnline
  • Test ModesPractice

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  • No. of Questions120
  • AccessImmediate
  • Access DurationLife Long Access
  • Exam DeliveryOnline
  • Test ModesPractice, Exam

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Residential Plans Examiner (R3) Practice Exam

The exam for a Residential Plans Examiner has been built to review plans and construction documents for one-and-two family dwellings. Together with their accessory structures for compliance with the local codes and standards as adopted by their jurisdiction. Some of the important roles and responsibilities include -

  • Understand the evidence of the plan review is documented indicating deficiencies that must be corrected, or that the plan is available to be issued.
  • Identify whether plan changes need to be made
  • Also, the residential plans examiner verifies that the submitted documentation is complete
  • Illustrates the work proposed, prior to permitting issuance.

Course Structure

The Residential Plans Examiner (R3) exam covers the following topics - 

  • DOMAIN 1 - Administrative 5%
  • DOMAIN 2 - Architectural and Life Safety - 25%
  • DOMAIN 3 - Structural - 25%
  • DOMAIN 4 - Energy Efficiency - 5%
  • DOMAIN 5 - Mechanical - 10%
  • DOMAIN 6 - Plumbing - 10%

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Exam Format and Information

Exam Name Residential Plans Examiner 
Exam Code R3
Exam Duration 120 mins
Exam Format Multiple Choice and Multi-Response Questions
Exam Type General Plans Examiner
Number of Questions 60 Questions
Eligibility/Pre-Requisite NIL
Exam Fee $219 USD
Exam Language English
Pass Score 75 and above


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