Getting Started - Drafting Services

Getting started means accessing the level of services required, cost of drafting and the associated services is dependent upon your project site, project type, development of client concept. 

Simply some sites and projects are more straight forward than others.

Our customer focused service plus experienced professionalism and creativity sets the platform for successful project outcomes. 

We detail process below to provide an overview of the .


As members of Building Design Association of Victoria with over 20 years experince in building and design we have the experience to provide creatively informed project designs and solutions to match our clients project needs and dreams.

Our role is the assemble your needs for your project in an informed and organised managed process which becomes your final plans.

By finding your needs, style and feel of your project we then apply ourselves to delivering a creative architectural design to match your brief.


We employ and provide computer generated AutoCad designs and associated tools for all our drafting to ensure a fully professional result.


We provide personal service that integrates our creative, drafting and building services processes together for a "one-stop package".

Below is a brief summary of types of areas and issue that need to be considered and completed prior to having a finished plan ready for a builders quote and a building permit.

With the need to comply to a significant array of title, planning and government requirements and regulations ensures that no two projects are the same. Therefore each project is becomes site and design specific to achieve not only our clients brief but comply to current building and council regulations which are constantly changing. 


  • Initial Briefing and Project brief development and quotation.
  • Review of Property and Council overlays
  • Getting Started - briefing process to assemble our clients needs and requirements, establish time frames and finalise style and design.
  • Concept Development including Initial Design and Drafting and client response
  • Design Development
  • Arrange and complete other Building service areas such as Planning and other Council Approvals (if applicable), GeoTechnical Reports, Surveying, Engineering, Energy Rating, Interior design (if applicable) to finalise formal working drawings.
  • Finalise working drawings and assist (if applicable) with obtaining Building Permits


We suggest give us a call today to arrange a free consultation in our offices to discuss your project.

We should be able to quickly access your project main focus and advise general costs and timelines to allow you to consider your options.

Ring: (BH) 9769 3517 during office hours to arrange an appointment.

On Site Design Consultation Service:

This valuable design consultation service is for those clients "early in the process" of considering your development options and budgets. Aimed to provide experienced advice on site and project options by which to develop your project ideas and budgets. This is not a sales consultation.

We should be able to assist with design options, provide information relating to normal government planning and building codes and often provide plan and permits estimates. We are not builders so we do not provide building cost estimates.

On-Site Consultation - We provide a service to conduct an onsite review and discuss your requirements. Our fee for this service is $220 (if within 10km of our offices). Time allocated will depend upon your requirements but generally approx. 1 hour minimum. (Please ensure copy of your house plans available).

Free in-office design consultations are offered as noted above.(appointments recommended).

Council & Permit Services

Architectural Drafting Services

We provide drafting services relating to a number of domestic Projects including New Homes, Town House and Unit Developments, Extensions and Renovations and more .........

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Council & Building Compliance Services

Yes, we can provide a full range of Building Approval Services required when ensuring your project meets Government and Council Requirements and obtaining Building permits.....

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Verandah Display Centre - Hallam Office Only

We provide a "plan and permit" service relating to small and large Outdoor Verandah & Patio projects. This provides owners and builder's an efficient option to get your permit requirement completed.

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Plans & Permits

Structured for small project this service available for both Builders and "Do it yourself" Clients

General Info

  When is a permit required?

Owner Builder Consent

Permit & Council Fee's

Building & Council Links

Project Centre Info

Plan & Permit Fees

Our Goals

Constantly strive to ensure effective partnerships with our clients towards our common goals

Display Centre

Display Centre     Hallam Office Only - See Opening Hours and other details