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Construction Documents, or CD’s, are prepared by the design team and used by the general contractor and his subcontractors to construct the building. Depending on the design of the building, this process often takes a minimum of five weeks to complete. Once the...
Civil Engineering Review The Civil Engineering Review is performed by the engineering department within the jurisdiction of your project. This review looks specifically at the Civil Construction Documents (CD’s) which detail the site grading, utility connections,...
What are they? Why are they important? In this article, we will break down the different types of construction documents and try to help you better understand the role of each and their importance to your project. The Civil Construction Documents (CD’s) are...
The Planning Department Review involves sending plans to the jurisdiction’s planning department for review and approval. We are then given an opportunity to respond to their comments and makes changes to the plan based on the city recommendations and requirements....
Before we dive into the specifics of planning applications, it’s important to remember that every jurisdiction has different application requirements. However, typical planning application drawing packets include: Cover Sheet Site Plan Traffic Study/Letter Drainage...
Once the pre-design information is compiled, the Architect and Civil Engineer work together to create a schematic site plan design followed by a schematic building design. The schematic design illustrates the basic concepts for the design based on the client’s vision...
The Pre-Design Phase begins once a signed contract is in place and supporting consultant’s contracts have been awarded. For this phase, that most likely includes a real estate broker, surveyor, geotechnical engineer, civil engineer, project architect and project...
In this blog post, we’ll explain what pre-applications are, and what the process looks like. The pre-application meeting is your first interaction with the authorized jurisdiction that will ultimately approve your project. In this phase, the design requirements are...
Site Selection: A Critical First Step in Building a Car Wash Unless you already own the property, the Site Selection phase can often be the most challenging part of the development process. The three keys to success in this phase are engaging the right real estate...
If you want to start a car wash business and build it from the ground up, there are a few steps you’ll need to follow if you want the project to be successful. To avoid anxiety and confusion about things like site planning, land development and competitive analysis,...
Troy Kirschman, NCARB, AIA
Phil Walz AIA, NCARB
Mark Brazee, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C, ALEP
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