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Top 10 Exterior Home Upgrades that Require a Site Plan to Obtain a Building Permit

2019-08-23T22:03:53+00:00August 21st, 2019|Building Permits, Home Additions, Home Improvement Costs, Plot Plans, Remodeling Ideas|

Major exterior remodeling upgrades such as building a new deck, adding a sun room or reshaping the landscape architecture on your property are exciting and fun, but these projects can go a lot smoother if you have a solid plan in place before any work is done. In many municipal districts i.e. local cities and [...]

Architectural Site Plans vs. Static Plot Plans

2019-02-17T06:05:09+00:00October 12th, 2018|Plot Plans|

There are many types of site plans, also called plot plans, with varying levels of detail. They can depict a single-family residence (SFR), a neighborhood or a multi-family dwelling such as condos or an apartment complex. This guide explains the difference between two common types of site plans: Static: A plot plan representing property as [...]

Water Well Drilling: Site Plans and Permits – What to Expect?

2019-08-19T21:42:42+00:00July 31st, 2018|Plot Plans, Water Well Drilling Permits|

This guide will walk you through getting the necessary approvals and drafting a site plan for obtaining a permit to drill a well. Residential Well Drilling Site Plan Example Water well costs are included for site evaluations, permits, drilling and connecting the well to a home or building. There’s a [...]

Rendered Site Plan Cost: Licensed Survey vs. Online Plot Plans

2019-02-17T06:05:11+00:00July 17th, 2018|Plot Plans|

A site plan is also called a plot plan or conceptual plan. It provides a view from above to show proposed initial or additional development to a property. They’re prepared digitally and can be shared in that form or printed for display. This guide to site plans answers questions about the purpose of a site [...]

Top 12 Things to Include in your Plot Plan

2019-02-17T06:05:11+00:00July 15th, 2018|Plot Plans|

Plot plans are used for zoning, permitting, marketing, real estate transactions, and informational purposes, and details included in a plot plan will differ based on the intended use. That said, all plot plans aka site plans should include these 12 essential features: Property Boundaries Property lines with dimensions give the viewer an understanding of the scope [...]

What is a Site Plan? 12 Elements of a Smart Plot Plan, Plus a Floor Plan vs. a Site Plan — What’s the Difference?

2019-09-08T22:31:10+00:00April 30th, 2018|Plot Plans|

Home and property improvements can result in significant changes to your residence and outdoor space including landscaping and backyard. Whether you do the work yourself or hire an architect, builder, or a contractor, the desired change to your property normally starts with a plan. And part of that plan is knowing the existing territory and [...]

Where Can I Get a Site Plan of My Property?

2019-02-17T06:05:13+00:00March 13th, 2018|Plot Plans|

It’s very likely a site plan has been produced for your property. You’ll need it to apply for a building permit for things like an addition, deck or shed. If you’re selling your property, your realtor might want to have a plot plan to help market your home. A site plan, also called a plot [...]

Site Plans in Maricopa County, AZ – How to Get your Plot Plan Approved

2019-02-17T06:05:18+00:00August 22nd, 2017|Plot Plans|

According to the Maricopa County Planning and Developing Department, a site plan must be obtained almost any time a building permit is required. We reached out to various building departments, and their representatives said that a site plan is required for any alteration larger than upgrading an electric panel. This general principle holds for local cities [...]