About Our Plans
Our plans come with everything required by most building inspection departments to receive a permit, except for site specific information and heating or cooling requirements. Each building department's requirements for plan submission vary. We recommend that you contact the building official in your area for their specific requirements. Each set of plans includes the following:
- A completely detailed Main Floor Plan at 1/4 scale with Electrical layout of plugs, lights and switches, Second Floor Plan in 2 story homes.
- A 1/4 scale drawing of the Front Elevation View and 1/8 scaled drawings of the Back and Side Views.
- A detailed Basement Plan with footing and foundation notations, furnace location and heat runs, roughed in bath location and bearing walls or beams.
- Stair detail, Kitchen Cabinet details and Bath Vanity details.
- Roof and Floor Framing plans.
- Typical Wall section details.
- Notes and Specifications page.
Though our plans are created with the highest standards of quality and go through a comprehensive checking process to ensure accuracy, contractor must check and verify all dimensions and conditions prior to beginning construction Our plans are drawn to meet the latest International Residential Building Codes Family Dwellings. Many states and counties amend the codes in their area. Consult your local building officials to determine the plan, code and site requirements. Arnell's House Plans, Inc. home plans are not stamped by an architect or engineer. The square footage of our home plans is calculated by measuring from the outside face of the exterior walls. The square footage does not include decks, porches, garages, basements, attics, fireplaces, and two-story or vaulted areas. Stairs are counted once with the first floor. Balconies and open walkways in two-story and vaulted areas are included with the second floor.
Stock Plan Prices
|1st set of plans (6 copies)||$450.00|
|Each additional copy||$10.00|
|Engineering calculations||$125.00||(Required in Utah, also available for Idaho, Colorado, Wyoming & Arizona)|
|Mail orders - shipping & handling||$20.00|
Find a plan that is close, but not exactly what you want? Let us modify it for you. All of our plans are CAD drawings and changes can be made without starting over and considerably less than starting from scratch. We suggest that you send for a bid set and take the plan and redline the changes that you would like to make. Send it to us and we will make the requested changes and provide you with a proof copy of the plan prior to any finalization of the project. A deposit is required. Call for additional information and estimated costs
Can't find anything even close to what you want? Let us custom design a home to your exact specifications. We have over 30 years experience in designing homes and preparing construction blueprints. Send us your sketches, and we will produce a preliminary drawing for you. After you approve the preliminary, we will finish up the rest of the necessary views and return it to you for another proof before we finalize the drawings. Call us for more information and pricing.