Saturday, June 13, 2015

MOTMOTS.NET - PRICING EXPLAINED

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-BASED ON MOTMOTS.NET EXPENSE LOGS AND PROJECT ADMINISTRATION.

-NEW CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS DO NOT INCLUDE ALL FEES.

-ALL COSTS ACCOUNTED FOR ARE "PORTAL TO PORTAL" AND FRACTIONS ARE ROUNDED TO THE NEAREST HOUR.


-SCROLL TO BOTTOM OF PAGE FOR SAMPLE ESTIMATES AND DRAWINGS.

-THE BASE HOURLY RATE FOR DRAFTING IS $45.00 PER HOUR.

INITIAL COSTS: See Field Visit Pricing.

  • Communications**. Phone or email, includes up to two responses, preliminary contact information. Up to 1 hour
  • Communications**. Person to person, includes portal to portal time, travel and meeting expenses, initial visit. Up to 3 hours
  • Communications**. Person to person, includes portal to portal time, travel and meeting expenses, contract, design discussions. Up to 4 hours
  • Communications**. Person to person or online, includes portal to portal time, travel and meeting expenses. Design meetings. Up to 4 hours
  • Communications**. Person to person or online, includes portal to portal time, travel and meeting expenses. Design approval. Up to 2 hours
OFFICE RELATED: See Expediter Fee Pricing.
  • Research. Property information: City, County, Assessor's office, Mapping, Planning, Zoning, Bureau of Engineering, Air Quality Control District, Flood Control District, FEMA, State Responsibility Areas, Per visit, up to 4 hours per trip.
  • Research. California Building Codes: City/County Municipal Codes, Zoning Code, National Fire Protection Association. Applicable codes, notes, legends, tables. Up to 4 hours per trip.
  • Research. Construction: Architectural elements, construction materials, specification data sheets, installation manuals, CAD details, fixtures, appliances, casework, finishes, colors, etc. As per design contract and owner selection. Online Per hour
  • Research. Property: Room Planner Sketch, Scope of work, site visit, property survey, mapping, dimensions, elevations, setbacks, site drainage, driveways, accessory buildings, sewer, septic, wells, water, gas, electrical mains, meters, power poles, pools, barns, detached structures, landscape, trees, fences, easements, sidewalks, curb and gutter, roads, alleys, main dwelling, roof lines, roof pitches, patios, porches, etc. Per hour.
  • Research. Property: Exterior and interior images of all existing dwellings (if applicable). Up to 4 hours per trip.
  • Office: New Project Setup: Contact information, accounting**, digital filing per template, data entry, Google Drive Project Folder, MS OneNote Project, Mac OS Project Folder, Open Office plan and code legends, Per hour. **Via Wave Accounting
OFFICE, DRAFTING: See Construction Document Pricing based on square feet of building. See Water, Electrical, Gas and Mechanical Calculations Pricing. See Energy Calculations Pricing per job size. See Printing Per Page Pricing.

One person 8 hours per day typical, sketching, drawing, reading, word processing, calculating, modeling, organizing, collaborating, importing/exporting, editing, and compiling drawing sets. 
  • New project setup. Folder set up. Per template (from office), Layout setup, Model space setup, plan setup, plan settings, defaults, materials, workspace set up. AutoCAD LT templates. Per hour
  • New project drafting. Sheet Setup. includes, but, is not limited to: Cover Sheet, General Notes Sheet, Site Plan, Survey Plan, Existing Floor Plans, Demo Plans, Proposed Floor Plans, Roof Plans, Elevations, Sections, Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing, Details, Energy Plans, Schedules, Green Building Standards, SRA Notes, Landscape plans. Per hour
  • New project drafting. Cover Sheet. Project information, vicinity map, sheet legend, building information sheet, Site information sheet, owner, contractor and designer information, general and required plan notes. Per hour.
  • New project drafting. Site Plan. Site dimensions, terrain elevations, setbacks, site drainage, driveways, accessory buildings, sewer, septic, wells, water, gas, electrical mains, meters, power poles, pools, barns, detached structures, landscape, trees, fences, easements, sidewalks, curb and gutter, roads, alleys, main dwelling, roof lines, roof pitches, patios, porches, soils engineering, code notes, plan notes, legends. Per hour
  • New project drafting. Demolition Plans. Floor layout of proposed demolition areas, code notes, plan notes, legends. Waste Disposal worksheet and schedules. Per hour
  • New project drafting. Floor Plans**. Including, but, not limited to: Floor layout, room layout, ceiling heights, door and window location, egress, kitchen and bath layout, casework layout, fixture layout, attic access, floor coverings, section callouts, detail callouts, exterior and interior dimensions, code notes, plan notes, construction assemblies and legends, abbreviations. Per hour. **Floor plans include second story when applicable.
  • New project drafting. Foundation Plans. Footings, stem walls, slabs, reinforcement, shear wall lines, hold downs, etc. Raised floors or Slabs on grade. For raised floors, additional floor system showing post and piers, pads, girders, floor joists, blocking, subfloor sheathing. Code notes, plan notes, construction assemblies and legends, abbreviations. Per hour.
  • New project drafting. Section and Details Plans. Including, but, not limited to: Referenced callout sections on floor plan, referenced details on floor, elevation and section plans, framing details, connection details, installation details, construction assemblies and legends, code notes, plan notes. Per hour.
  • New project drafting. Elevation Plans. Including, but, not limited to: Front, Rear, Right, Left elevations, elevation height markers, exterior finishes, fixtures, features, elevation notes, code notes, legends, roof lines, roof pitch, etc.
  • New project drafting. Roof Plans. Including, but, not limited to: Roof lines, layout, pitches, dormers, skylights, roof mounted equipment, code notes, plan notes, construction assemblies and legends. Per hour.
  • New project drafting. Roof Framing Plans. Including, but, not limited to: Roof lines, ridges, rafters, hips, valleys, jacks, sub fascias, rakes, outlooks, purlins, purlin supports, gables, blocking, openings and headers, roof mounted equipment supports, sheathing, eave and rake sheathing, rafter ties. Per hour.
  • New project drafting. Electrical and Mechanical Plans. Including, but, not limited to: 
    1. Electrical calculations and sizing, main panel specs and location, branch circuits, receptacle layout, lighting loads and layout, low voltage layout, electrical fixture schedule, legends, abbreviations, code notes, plan notes.
    2. Mechanical calculations and sizing, heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment sizing and location, duct sizing and location, plenum, return and register size and location, hvac schedule, legends, abbreviations, code notes, plan notes.
    3. Water distribution calculations and sizing, main water meter location, pressure relief valve size and location, hot and cold supply location, sewer sizing and location, pipe sizing schedules, code notes, plan notes. Based on 60 feet length.
    4. Gas and fuels calculation and sizing, distribution and location, pipe sizing schedules, code notes, plan notes. Based on 60 feet length.
    5. Fire sprinkler system and distribution. (by others). "New Construction Only"
  • New project drafting. Landscape Plans. Including, but, not limited to: Landscape plans, irrigation layout, sizing and location, code notes, legends, plan notes. Per hour.
  • New project drafting. Structural Plans. Including, but, not limited to: Structural Drawings and details, code notes, plan notes, shear wall schedules, legends. (by others).
  • New project drafting. Energy Calculations. Including, but, not limited to: Energy Calculations Title 24, registered CF-1R calculations, 8 1/2X11 and 24X36 prints.
  • New project drafting. Print preliminary set for office and review, one set.
OFFICE. See Field visit Pricing.
  • Communications**. Person to person, includes portal to portal time, travel and meeting expenses, plan review** visit. Up to 3 hours. **More than one review may be necessary.
  • New project drafting. Engineering. Person to person, includes portal to portal time, travel and meeting expenses, review drawings for "value engineering" solutions for the project, CAD backgrounds for engineer's calculations and drawings.
OFFICE, DRAFTING. See Drafting Minimum Charge.
  • New project drafting. Proposed Plans revisions** per customer and office review, as needed. Per hour. **More than one revision may be necessary.
  • New project drafting. Print reviewed set, ready for customer approval. Up to 4 hours.
OFFICE. See Field Visit Pricing.
  • Communications**. Person to person, includes portal to portal time, travel and meeting expenses, plan approval visit. Up to 3 hours
OFFICE, DRAFTING. See Printing Per Page Pricing.
  • New project drafting. Print customer approved set, ready for submittals. Up to 4 hours.
OFFICE. See Expediter Fee Pricing. See Printing Per Page Pricing. See Field Visit Pricing.
  • New project drafting. Prepare submittal package, three sets of drawings, three copies of T24, school fees**, air pollution control district clearance**, structural calculations**, truss calculations**. Civil and Structural Engineering** by others when required. Additional charges apply.
  • New project drafting. Plan submittals to AHJ. Up to 4 hours.
  • New project drafting. Plan check corrections from AHJ. 8 hours or more.
  • New project drafting. Plan submittals after corrections. Up to 4 hours.
  • New project drafting. Approved plans pick up, copies, and delivery** to customer. Up to 4 hours.
  • **All fees related to the plans outside motmots.net drafting are paid for by the owner and include, but, are not limited to: Structural, Civil, Soils, Engineering, etc. School Fees. RTMF, HOA's and Other Department Clearances. Surveying, Case Studies.
  • **Delivery by FEDEX/UPS when required or requested. No additional charge.

Here are the base costs that go into actual estimates. Some project conditions modify these base costs. Stories modify the total square feet of floor being drafted. Click on links below.



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