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HOW THE PROCESS WORKS

New Home Design and New Home Drawings in Ottawa


Initial Meeting

We will arrange a meeting to explore you design goals, respecting your requirements and ideas. We will review and discuss zoning, budget, timeline. We can review and discuss examples of recent projects we have completed. You will be encouraged to contact our customers for references. This initial meeting is free and without obligation to proceed any further.

Architectural Drawings including Interior Design

Preliminary designs and drawings will be prepared based on your initial requirements and ideas. I will contribute my design experience and building construction knowledge to ensure that the plans are developed in a manner which reflects sound design principles while respecting your budget constraints. On your satisfactory review of the preliminary drawings I will complete the plans to full certified construction drawings.

BCIN Certified New Home Drawings in Ottawa

Certified Construction drawings are required for:
Building Permit application
Pricing from Contractors
Construction

BCIN Certified Construction drawings typically Consist of the Following:

  • Basement and Foundation Plan – indicating all footings and foundations, structural framing for floors, drainage tiles etc
  • Main Floor Plan – layouts and dimensions of all rooms, kitchen & bathrooms fixtures, walls, doors, windows and structural framing.
  • Second Floor – all bedrooms, bathrooms etc.
  • Exterior Elevations – views of all exterior building surfaces, indicating exterior finishes, windows and doors etc.
  • Building Sections –sections through critical parts of the structure indicating the various components in the walls, floors and roof of the building
  • Site Plan – this plan shows the size and location of the lot and how the new building in located in relation to property lines etc.
  • Please check with the designer about additional site grading and septic details as may be required.
  • Schedules of windows and doors – all doors and windows are scheduled and sized on the plans
  • All structural framing – all structural member sizes for floors and walls are shown on the plans.
  • Roof Plan – an exterior roof plan showing the roof slopes.
  • Electrical Plan - if requested by the client showing all electrical outlets and wiring schematic (not a requirement for building permit application)

    Enquire about our CASSIDY PRE-DESIGNED CUSTOM HOUSE PLANS. These are full sets of working drawings completed on Cad and suitable for building permit submission to Ottawa City and for pricing and construction. These plans are ready for use as is or they can be modified to suit your requirements. These existing plans are available at very special prices.
    Phone (613) 834-1857

New Home Design Fees and Drawing Costs in Ottawa :

The fees for each project is determined by the size and complexity of the project. When we have discussed your project and reviewed your requirements, I will quote you a firm fee to complete the design and drawing work. I will prepare a contract which will outline the exact services provided for the quoted fee. The contract also assures you that the drawings will be provided in compliance with the provisions of the Ontario Building Code.

Personal Choice Items You May Want to Research Yourself

a) Interior finishes , colours, light fixtures etc

b) Kitchen and Bathroom cabinets, plumbing fixtures etc. We will design the general room layout of the Bathrooms and Kitchen to suit your requirements indicating the locations of major fixtures and appliances. Usually the Kitchen cabinet supply store will have a designer on staff who will provide a fully detailed layout of cabinets to suit the space provided. This service is usually included in the price of the Kitchen cabinets.

c) Selection of floor finishes, exterior wall finishes.

b) Windows and doors

Please phone for further information: 613- 8341857