Education event

Integrating OSHPD’s eServices and ePlanCheck Portals Webinar
Learn how to submit construction plans online and speed your review and approval process

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June 23, 2016
1:30 – 3:00 p.m., Pacific Time


A good thing is about to get even better.
If you have already been working with the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development’s (OSHPD) eServices Portal (eSP), you will be pleased to learn about the upcoming launch of ePlanCheck (ePC ) — a complementary software program to designed to accelerate the review and approval process for hospital construction projects.

Scheduled to launch in late June, ePC will integrate with eSP to usher construction plan submission, review and approval process into the digital realm. Hospital construction project teams who use the powerful eSP and ePC software can expect to benefit from:

  • Faster interaction and response from OSHPD review teams
  • Concurrent plan review by multiple disciplines
  • Customized comment reports tailored to specific task or team member focus
  • Digital time stamping of construction plans
  • Online archiving of plans allows for easy retrieval, review, copies
  • Overall reduced cost and faster turnaround of plan review and approvals

Plan to participate and learn how to use ePlanCheck to speed the approval process for your hospital construction projects.

Recommended for:
Facility managers, health care architects, structural, electrical and mechanical engineers, construction project managers, inspectors of record and all other members of the construction project team.

Program supported by:
American Institute of Architects California Council
American Construction Inspectors Association
(AIACC and ACIA members may register at the CHA member rate)


eServices Portal process overview

Integration of ePlanCheck into eServices Portal

Benefits of using ePlanCheck

Submitting your plans — key requirements

  • Acceptable format, documentation preparation
  • Steps to upload your plans/documents

What happens next — OSHPD process for review and response

  • Tracking your project status online
  • Communication and response — your team and OSHPD


Paul A. Coleman, architect, is the deputy director for the California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD), Facilities Development Division (FDD). As deputy director, Mr. Coleman is the chief building official for California’s hospitals — more than 4,000 buildings located at 1,709 healthcare facilities under FDD jurisdiction statewide. Prior to assuming the role of deputy director in 2009, Mr. Coleman served as OSHPD’s southern California deputy division chief in the FDD. There he was responsible for planning and directing work of the program staff, and assisted in the formulation and implementation of policies related to enforcement of the Seismic Safety Act. Mr. Coleman is a licensed architect and general contractor in the state of California.

Gary Dunger is the OSHPD business process manager and program manager for the Electronic Services Portal at OSHPD Facilities Development Division. The eServices Portal is OSHPD’s web-based project tracking and plan submittal program that allows facility owners and design professionals to submit project applications and construction documents online for electronic document review. Formerly the OSHPD chief fire and life safety officer and regional compliance officer, Mr. Dunger has been involved with health facilities construction for 30 years.


Members* $135
Nonmembers** $200
Multiple staff can participate from one location for one tuition fee.
(AIACC and ACIA members may register at the CHA member rate)

*Members are CHA member hospitals, CHA associate members and government agencies. **Nonmembers are limited to non-hospital health care providers, clinics, post-acute facilities, and consultants, insurance companies, law firms and other entities that serve hospitals. Education programs and publications are a membership benefit and are not available to eligible nonmember California hospitals.

Cancellation Policy/Late Payment: A $50 non-refundable processing fee will be retained for each cancellation. Cancellations must be made in writing seven or more business days prior to the scheduled session and emailed to No refunds will be made after these dates. Substitutions are encouraged. Please note that payment is due on or before the program. Payments not received by the program date may be subject to a 10% late fee. In the unlikely event the program is cancelled, CHA will fully refund paid participants within 30 days.

Special Accommodations or Questions: If you require special accommodations pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, or have other questions, please call (916) 552-7637(916) 552-7637.