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Secondary Suite Design Packages

These design packages are ideal for clients who are interested in exploring the possibilities of developing a secondary suite. Our services include an initial site consultation, comprehensive design, and preparation of drawings for permit submission. Whether you want to start your project right away or wait for the perfect timing, we can help you achieve your goals.

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Package 1:
Project Consultation
Fee:  $250

This package includes a site assessment and market review that will help you identify the essential features and challenges to be considered when building a secondary suite. This work will give you a clear understanding of the steps that need to be taken to move the project forward. 

Site Review and Assessment

  • Zoning and Code Compliance

  • Accessibility

  • Structural Considerations

  • Aging in Place Recommendations

  • Utilities & HVAC Review

Rental Market Review

  • Market rental rates on
    comparable units


Package 2:
Consultation & Concept Design
Fee:  $2,000 - $3,000

This package includes everything in Package 1. Additionally, it includes design consultation to create a complete floor plan that can be considered for construction.


The work consists of a thorough review of the intended use of the space, accessibility requirements, use of natural lighting, and the client's budget. A draft floor plan will be developed for the client's review and feedback before a final construction drawing is developed.

Project Consultation (Package 1)

Design Consultation

Client Review

Floor Plan Drawing (that is printable)

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Package 3:  

Complete Design for Construction 
Fee:  $5,000 to $7,500

This package combines everything offered in Packages 1 and 2, along with a detailed design of the suite. This includes creating a set of construction drawings for permit submission. We will work closely with the client throughout the process to incorporate their input. To help visualize the build, a 3D rendering will be developed.

Project Consultation (Package 1)
Concept Design (Package 2)

Detailed Design 

  • Construction drawings including cabinets, lighting, heating, and all plumbing

  • 3D rendering of completed space

Builder-driven budget estimate
Contractor Referral

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