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Your work is copyrighted, whether or not you put the copyright symbol on it.  
You have not *given* or *sold* him the plans and specifications, you have 
licensed them to him for use on a particular project.

Three things that I can think of that are within your right would be:

1.  Send a certified letter to the client stating that you have not received 
payment for use of the plans and specifications and that continued use 
without payment could constitute copyright infringement.

2.  Register your plans with the U.S. Copyright Office.

3.  Notify the building official that circumstances require you to remove 
your seal from the plans and specifications.

A. Roger Turk, P.E.(Structural)
Tucson, Arizona