For this phase of the process it will depend on your specific project but Matthews Design will measure the existing house to produce as-found drawings in AutoCAD format, including foundation/basement, main floor, second floor, roof plan and exterior elevations as necessary for your project. These drawings are used to start the sketch design phase determining existing foundation, structure, layout, roof lines and window locations. These plans are also used for area calculations required by the Town and also for heat loss calculations. As well we will transfer your existing information from the survey/site plan you provide into AutoCAD. The zoning and setback information will be added to this drawing as it is a requirement for permit submission.

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