DESIGN SERVICE AGREEMENT
Execution of this Design Service Agreement acknowledges acceptance of fees for service as outlined on Kennedy Drafting Services’ Pricing Information (Updated: 8/20/15) for custom home design as well as fees noted for structural engineering services provided by others (if required).
All works created by THE small HOUSE CATALOG, LLC are protected under all copyright laws. Reproduction of the plans, either in whole or part, including any form of copying and/or preparation of derivative works thereof, for any reason without prior written permission, is strictly prohibited. The purchase of a plan or engagement of design and drafting of a plan by THE small HOUSE CATALOG, LLC in no way transfers any copyright or other ownership interest in it to the client except as limited use of for the construction of one and only one dwelling unit. To use any plans to build more than one home and to avoid any copyright or license infringement, it is necessary to contact THE small HOUSE CATALOG, LLC to receive a release for any additional usage. All other rights to be negotiated separately.
Reservation of Rights: All rights not expressly granted above are retained by THE small HOUSE CATALOG, LLC. Any use additional to that expressly granted above requires arrangement for payment of a separate fee.
Revisions: Revisions may be made only by THE small HOUSE CATALOG, LLC during the preliminary design phase. Additional fees may be charged for changes made after two preliminary design revisions, and for additions to project scope.
Payment Schedule: A non-refundable deposit may be required upon project commencement. If said deposit is not required upon commencement, Kennedy Drafting Service reserves the right to require this deposit payment at any point during the project. The balance of the projects fees shall be paid upon project completion.
Payment Terms: Payment is due upon issuance of invoice. Final plans shall not be released until payment is made in full. A one and one half (1.5%) monthly service charge will be billed against late payments after 30 days. Grant of copyright is conditioned upon receipt of final payment, and upon Client's compliance with the terms of this agreement.
Cancellation Fees: In the event of Cancellation, Kennedy Drafting Service will be compensated for services performed through the date of cancelation in the amount of the non-refundable preliminary deposit and any additional hourly charges incurred. Upon cancellation all rights to the limited use copyright are forfeited by the Client.
Permissions and Releases: The Client agrees to indemnify and hold Kennedy Drafting Service harmless against any and all claims, costs, and expenses, including attorney's fees, due to materials included in the design of plans at the request of the Client for which no copyright permission or privacy release was requested, or for which uses exceed the uses allowed pursuant to a permission or release.
Miscellaneous: This Agreement shall be binding upon the parties, their heirs, successors, assigns, and personal representatives. This Agreement constitutes the entire understanding of the parties. Its terms can be modified only by a writing signed by both parties, except that the Client may authorize expenses or revisions orally. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Florida and courts of such state shall have exclusive jurisdiction and venue.
This Agreement must be signed by the Client and returned to Kennedy Drafting Service prior to the commencement of work on this project.
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CUSTOM HOME DESIGN
RESIDENTIAL DESIGN: $3.00 PER SQUARE FOOT
All prices are per living area square footage (SF)
All $3.00 per square foot plans include:
Floor Framing Plan
Wall Section Details
Interior elevations for staircases, kitchens, bathrooms and fireplaces
Select construction & architectural details
Add-on sheets include:
Electrical take-off plan for bidding purposes - $100 per hour
Plumbing schematics - $100 per hour
Additional fees can include, but are not limited to:
Printing & copying - varies by project
Washington state law limits architects & designers to a prescriptive code. Therefore structural engineering calculations may be required for certain projects. We work with local engineers regularly and these fees vary by project, averaging $800.00-$2,500.00 in Point Roberts.
Residential Design (Up to 3500 SF): Residential Design (Over 3500 SF):
Engineered Plans (Up to 3500 SF):
60 cents per SF Priced Per Project
$1.00 per SF
▪ Additional fees may be required for homes located in developments with excessive
Architectural Review Board guidelines.
▪ Attached workshops, bonus rooms, Florida rooms, basements will be considered living space and will be billed
Clients will be furnished 2 sets of hard copy plans and a pdf format digital file. The hard copies will bear the signature and seal of the structural engineer (when necessary) as required for permitting.
All preliminary drawings may require a non-refundable deposit of $500. This deposit amount will be deducted from the overall invoice upon completion of plans. Any revisions made after the completion of the 2nd preliminary may be subject to additional fees. Revisions will be billed at $80/per hour.
Structural engineering (if required) can be provided by any of the following engineering firms:
Core Engineering and Consulting
Engineering & Construction Management (ECM)
Engineering fees are in addition to the home design fees above.
Structural Engineering: 40 cents per SF
EXISTING HOUSE PLANS
We have many existing plans for purchase and/or use in helping design new homes. Prices on these plans start as low as 25 cents per foot (living area square footage) See our website for details.
We work with Architectural Art (Rod Dent) to help provide beautiful color rendering for clients, builders and realtors for presentation and promotion of our designs. These are priced per project.
DESIGN REVIEW SERVICE
We provide review services for local subdivisions and home owner associations to evaluate the compliance of proposed new home submissions based on the established design code for that development. We provide checklists and recommendations to remedy and inconsistency between submissions and the subdivisions design code. Fees for this service are based on the complexity of the subdivisions design code.
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