Rates for Design Services are $40 per hour and are independent of construction costs.
I typically request reimbursement as required for expenses which may be
incurred while providing Drafting / Design Services. Examples of possible
expenses that usually occur are listed below, but are not limited to the
following: Extensive Mileage – Extensive Driving Time - Drafting Supplies -
Modelmaking Materials – Photograph printing - Extensive Photocopying -
Blueprints – Color Rendering Supplies and other Reproductions. At the request of
the Owner / Client, I will provide receipts and/or a written record for any
items requiring reimbursement.
I will coordinate with any engineers that may be required for consultation for
the project, but only with the written / or electronic consent from the owner /
client. I will review the work of the engineer for compliance with the design
parameters of the project at the expense of the owner, through the agreed upon
I am willing to work as a team player in conjunction with owner / client and /
or Contractor to submit the required drawings and other documentation for permit
application, at the expense and option of the Client, through the agreed upon design fees.
I am willing to respond to any questions that may arise of the plan examiner or
other building department officials, however, there may be additional fees to the owner /
client may be incurred.
If there is a conflict with the design solution as set forth by the building
code or local ordinances, I will provide corrections at no charge.
I am willing to work as a team player in conjunction with Owner / Client and /
or all agents of Construction to rectify code discrepancies and/or
design-related issues during plans examinations and field