Plans – ¼”=1’-0” scale floor plan indicating location of frame and masonry
walls, support members, doors, windows, plumbing fixtures, cabinets, shelving,
ceiling conditions and notes deemed relevant to this plan.
Elevations – All elevations at ¼” = 1’-0” scale in most cases. Some older
designs may contain 1/8” scale side and rear elevations. Drawing will indicate
overall configuration of home at each side view and make note of plate heights,
roof overhangs, window header heights, roof pitches, materials used and extent
to which they are used and enlargement of any details we feel necessary to
explain the construction.
Sections – ¼” = 1’-0” building sections are included when there is no other reasonable
way to indicate the volumetric/height conditions in the home. Most of
this information can usually be determined from the exterior elevations.
Elevations – 3/8” = 1’-0” scale elevations indicating configuration of
cabinets, heights, widths, type of components used, cabinet material and
finish, counter surfaces, appliances,
Plans – ¼” – 1’-0” scale framing plans indicating size and spacing of members
as well as bracing and blocking required for structural purposes. Local codes
will most likely need to be consulted.
Plans – ¼” = 1’-0” scale foundation plans indicating location of structural
walls, grade beams, reinforcing steel and structural columns. Consulting
a local engineer is advisable as well as is analysis of soil conditions on
Plans – ¼” = 1’-0” scale schematic plans indicating location and types of
electrical fixtures, switches, outlets, and how they are to be switched.
Plans do not include circuiting or wire sizing. Plans will also include
specialty items such as hose bibbs, gas connections, location of a/c equipment,
return air vents or other mechanical/electrical/plumbing items which need to be