Residential Fee Structure
Fees below are multiplied by the square footage of the new construction.
Interior remodeled spaces, as part of an addition, are calculated at $2/s.f.
*Additions (excludes site plan, engineering & interior portion as part of remodel):
0-500: $3.00/s.f. (+$1000 preliminary drawings)
501-2000: $3.25/s.f. (+$1000-1500 preliminary drawings)
2001-2500: $3.50/s.f. (+$1500-2500 preliminary drawings)
**Preliminary drawings include conferences, site measuring, asbuilts and site research
*New Construction (excludes site plan & engineering):
up to 2000 s.f.: $2.25/s.f.- $2.75/s.f.
2001-3000 s.f.: $2.75/s.f.- $3.25/s.f.
3001-4000 s.f.: $3.00/s.f.- $5.00/s.f.
*square foot fee is dependent on complexity of site and style of house
*Detached Garages & Covered Patio (excludes site plan & engineering):
*Interior Remodel (excludes site plan & engineering):
Hourly at $135/hr.
*Asbuilt Measuring: $150/hr. If necessary, measuring your entire house, or part of your house generally takes two people. Note: our measuring system is very precise and drawn partially in AutoCAD as we measure. Once measuring is completed, it will take 1-2 hours to finalize the asbuilt plans back at the office. Measuring an entire house usually will run $750-$1000
Onsite Consultation: $150 Fixed fee. If we measure when out for consultation, this fee is waived and the preliminary drawing deposit is collected.
Site Plans billed @ $135/hr.: 3 hours min.
Submittal to Jurisdiction (includes permit forms, printing, mileage): $350-$500 (excludes permit fees)
Coordination with consultants, Architectural Review Committees, Jurisdiction meetings: $135/hr.
Lateral Engineering (wind & seismic loads): TBD ($600-3000+): varies depending on complexityRequired on all additions, new construction and remodels (if new windows are added)
*Typical Completed Permit Set includes:
Construction drawings: Site plan, floor plans, framing plans, elevations, section, architectural details and engineering details
Energy Code Calculations
800 s.f. bedroom addition:
- prelims: $1000
- plan: 800s.f.x3= $2400
- site plan: $450
Total architectural: $3850
- lateral: +/- $600
- submittal: $350
2800s.f. new home:
- 2800x2.75: $7700
- site: $600
- lateral: $1500
- Interior Remodels minimum: $750
- Additions: preliminary fee
- New Construction: 1/3 of estimated fee
If you choose to not proceed with our services after the preliminary drawings, nothing additional will be owed.
- Additions: 1/2 of estimated fee due prior to start of CDs, remainder due prior to release of plans to submit for permit
- New Construction: second 1/3 due before start of CDs, remainder due prior to release of plans to submit for permit
Plan submission to governing jurisdiction is optional- homeowners are welcome to submit. This fee includes filling out applicable permit forms.