Code Compliance: This plan is drawn to meet the International Residential Code or the code at the time the plan was designed. Many states and counties amend the codes to adapt to their area. Consult your local building officials to determine the plan, code and site requirements.
Heated and Cooled Square Footage calculations are made from outside the exterior frame wall and do not include decks, porches, garages, basements, attics, fireplaces, etc. We include two story and vaulted areas only once in the calculations of the first floor. Stairs are counted once. Balconies and open walkways in two-story and vaulted areas are included in the square footage of the second floor.
This home plan includes the floor plan showing the dimensioned locations of walls, doors, and windows as well as a schematic electrical layout. The structure are for stick construction ( studs, joists, beams, etc), All structural members are designed and included on the plans or as per minimum size allowed by code. All steel posts and beams designed is included.
SET OF ELEVATIONS
This plan includes the exterior elevations (front, rear, right and left) that show and describe the finished materials of the house.
The building sections are vertical cuts through the house and the stairs showing floor, ceiling and roof height information, slopes, insulation, structural members,etc.
KITCHEN AND BATH ELEVATIONS
The kitchen and bath elevations show the arrangement and size of each cabinet and other fixtures in the room. These drawings give basic information that can be used to create customized layouts with a cabinet manufacturer.
These are included for many interior and exterior conditions that require more specific information for their construction.
ROOF OVERVIEW PLAN
This is a "bird's eye" view showing the roof slopes, ridges, valleys and any crickets.
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