Memar Architects in Richmond Hill
Whether it is designing and building your custom dream home or strategizing your renovation projects here in Richmond Hill, we have you covered!
Our Services in the Richmond Hill area include custom home design, research & development, technical support and construction administration.
Looking ahead you will get an idea of what a modern home design process entails, what permits are needed and how Memar Architects can help you turn your ideas into the house of your dreams.
Memar Architects Design and Building Permit Process in City of Richmond Hill
We can oversee your custom home design project in Richmond Hill. Please check the map on this page, which shows Richmond Hill’s boundaries and whether or not your new or existing home would be located within them. Also, below is the City’s contact information.
Town of Richmond Hill
225 East Beaver Creek
Richmond Hill, Ontario L4B 3P4
Design and Building Permit for a Custom Home in Richmond Hill
The Richmond Hill area requires you to obtain building permits before starting any major construction job. Depending on the size of your project, home design and getting the building permits could take approximately one to six months.
Smaller projects, not including changes to the exterior of the house or its footprint, in general, are quicker to complete than those involving additions to a
Once your luxury home design has been completed by an architect, you will need to submit it to the building department. An examiner will be assigned to review your project ensuring it is compliant with local Zoning Bylaws as well as the Ontario Building Code and any other Applicable Law. This is a required in order to attain a building permit.
Tip: A Richmond Hill residential architect is helpful in this process and can assist you in hiring other consultants when needed. A local architect specifically working in Richmond Hill can facilitate this process as they are familiar with the bylaws and regulations.
Is a Building Permit Necessary for Construction in Richmond Hill?
Permits are a requirement in Richmond Hill before altering fixed structural and architectural elements of a house. Included, but not limited, to the moving and or relocating the following; load-bearing and non-load-bearing walls, new openings in exterior walls, and additions or changes to the grading of the house.
A complete list of Building Permit requirements, along with useful information for the custom home design and construction of a house in Richmond Hill is available now. You can download our FREE Guide.
Four Major Phases to Realizing Your Custom Home in Richmond Hill!
CHOOSE AN ARCHITECTS
Designing a custom home in Richmond Hill can be an exciting and dynamic experience! Your first decision is deciding whether to work with a drafting technician or a professional Richmond Hill residential architect. A drafter can only help draft what is needed, but an architect understands the ”why & what” to your needs and helps you find the most efficient and cost-effective custom home design. Take advantage of hiring an architect because they will educate you –allowing you to avoid common mistakes. Finding experienced architects in your
In the town of Richmond
PREPARE PERMIT DRAWINGS
Your architect will prepare a complete set of drawings for your house, which will include sections, elevations, and construction specs. If you want, the architect can also contact other professionals such as Structural Engineers, Mechanical Engineers
SUBMIT BUILDING APPLICATION TO THE CITY
Once all of your drawings and technical documents have been prepared, then you would submit your application to the city of Richmond Hill. City examiners will work with your architect while reviewing the application. This phase requires constant communication between the city examiners and architect, ensuring the submitted documents are in full compliance with the City’s requirements. Tip: At this point size, location, and the scope of the project may require you to submit your application to other government bodies. In those cases allow your Richmond Hill residential architect to assist you.
Five Steps of Memar Architects Design Process
Committee of Adjustment (COA)
Preparation is the key to these meetings; however, there is no guarantee of their outcome.
We promise and are confident the design of the project is based on solid evidence and planning common laws.
City of Richmond Hill Committee of Adjustment Process
Our Cost-Effective Solution
The multi-faceted nature of our experts helps to provide
Our Response Time
Bottom line – we keep our promises! Everything we do is to keep your project moving
We always respond to your needs in a timely manner and have dedicated project managers assigned to every project. Clients have direct access to their project managers, ensuring that they will receive personal attention and current information. We have two briefings per week to re-examine all ongoing projects, helping to guarantee they are kept on schedule.
What Makes Memar Architects Different?
The experts at Memar Architects can make your dream home an actuality. We provide quality results as quickly and cost-effectively as possible. We are dedicated to offering our clients the best architectural services in Richmond Hill.
Our Knowledge & Resources
We are an award-winning architectural firm with extensive experience in design, building permits, and building science. Our top luxury home designs and respectable service with residential and commercial
In addition, our knowledgeable team uses some of the best architectural 3D software, allowing our clients to walk through the modern home design and apply any modifications
Our primary specialties are as follows; custom home design, research, development, technical support, and construction administration.