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The building process is complicated with many regulations, building and council requirements to consider. This page contains information to assist you to better understand the building process and what to consider when purchasing a design from MyPropHub.
A structural engineer is a licensed professional who designs the structural elements of your project and is critical for the building approval and construction process.
The designs purchased on MyPropHub do not come with structural engineering drawings and will need to be purchased separately, once a design, site plan and land has been purchased.
Structural engineers also require a soil report to be able to complete their drawings.
Structural engineering drawings may include:
- Concrete slab & footing details
- Floor framing details
- Roof & wall framing details
- Tie down details
- Bracing details
Designs purchased on MyPropHub do not come with structural engineering drawings and will need to be purchased separately, once a design, site plan and land has been purchased.
When purchasing a design on MyPropHub, simply select "Structural Engineer" with any design purchase in the check out process and MyPropHub may be able to connect you with a structural engineer in your local area.
View more information on Structural Engineers
A site survey maps & determines the suitability for building on a site and is completed by a registered surveyor.
A surveyor is a licensed professional who measures and maps the environment. In the residential construction industry, a surveyor can provide several services such as providing a site survey or surveyors report:
A site survey can contain the following information:
- Site area size.
- Property lines.
- Locations of existing and adjoining structures.
- Site contours/slopes.
- Flood information (if applicable).
- Non-structural information (location of fences, retaining walls etc)
- Access information (roads, driveways, etc.)
- North Point.
- Services locations.
A site survey is required to:
- Locate, mark out property boundary lines and calculate the site area & building envelope
- Determine site contours prior to construction
- Locate site services locations. Eg. Sewer line
- Obtain a Development Approval or Building Permit
- For Subdivisions
- For a designer to produce a site plan
Surveyors play a key role to ensure that a building project can gain approval for construction.
To obtain a quote for surveyors, simply select the add-on during the check-out process with any design purchase on MyPropHub or directly from local surveyors.
View more information on Surveyors
All councils globally have different approval processes. You may be required to use a town planner or certifier so please contact your local council to find out their approval process and fees prior to purchasing a design from MyPropHub.
You will be required to submit your MyPropHub drawings + Site Plan and Structural Engineering drawings for approval, prior to commencing construction.
Have you contacted your preferred builder and discussed your project yet?
Your builder may be able to answer technical questions, assist with the approvals process and manage your project.
If do not have a builder, MyPropHub may be able to recommended builders in your area who can provide you with a free construction quote, simply select the building quote option with any design purchased on MyPropHub.
Once you have selected your preferred builder and singed relevant paper work.
Congratulations. You can now start construction
Single Houses. Granny Flats. Tiny Homes. Energy Efficient /Off the Grid Homes
Prices displayed on individual designs are for Construction Drawings Only.
Does not include Development Approval drawings, site plans or modifications.
Refer to the Design Modification Price list for all client or council requested design changes or drawing additions.
|Building Size (m2)||Price|
Single Houses. Granny Flats. Tiny Homes. Energy Efficient /Off the Grid Homes
A unique offering on MyPropHub is the ability to request design modifications.
MyPropHub has set rates for designers to ensure a clear and consistent offerings for purchasers.
The design modification final purchase price is determined based on the individual brief provided by each purchaser and in addition to the listed purchase price and any additional drawing services.
|Modification Level||Estimated Time (Hours)||Price||Example|
|Major||5 - 10||$660||
|Extensive||10 - 15||$1320||
A range of additional drawing services are available from designers on MyPropHub.
|Drawing Addon Product||Price|
|Site Plan & Architect/Designers stamp on drawings||$330|
|Electrical and lighting plans (price per level)||$165|
|Shadow and sun diagrams||$220|
|Reflected ceiling plans (price per level)||$110|
|Additional building sections||$165|
|Slab layout plan||$165|
|Cad files -site, floor & roof plans. (engineering purposes only)||$330|
Note: A Site plan is required for local council submission, prior to construction. Simply select the site plan add-on in the cart purchase process.
A site survey must be provided to the designer on MyPropHub by the purchaser for a site plan to be completed.
Refer to the MyProphub Pre-build check for more information.
The Designer owns the copyright & Intellectual Property for their design and all variations of the design.
Buyers will only be purchasing the rights to the design for a single building use. Buyers will be subject to international copyright laws if they copy, modify, or use a design without written permission from the designer.
MyPropHub disclaims all liability including but not limited to any illegal activity by its users regarding the misuse of copyrighted designs on its website.
Designers must be a registered Architect, Building Designer or Draftsperson to sell designs on MyPropHub and hold a current license and insurance policy.
Designers will be asked to provide license, qualifications, and insurance details when registering an account.
Codes & Standards
Will your project comply with local Building codes and standards?
If your designer is licensed and registered in your intended construction area, they will understand your local building codes and standards. If you are unsure if a design complies, we recommend you speak to your local council, certifier or town planner prior to purchasing.
Contact MyPropHub if you require further assistance.
MyPropHub has stringent drawing standards to ensure quality and precision is maintained for customers, via quality control checks during for all designs, design modifications and drawings services.
Designers may be asked to add additional information or details to the drawings before they can be sold on MyPropHub.
View full Drawing Standards
The standard design prices listed on MyPropHub are for working drawings only. A working drawing set includes the following sheets of documentation:
• Floor plan/s
• External elevations
• Sections x 2
• Roof plan
• Door & Window schedule
View examples of our standard working drawings set.
Designs listed on MyPropHub are not council or construction approved, you will be required to add a site plan to your cart when processing payment and provide a site survey which can be obtained from a licensed Surveyor at the buyers expense.
Additional drawing services include:
- Site plan (Survey to be provided by the buyer, additional fees apply)
- Cad files of site, floor, and roof plans. (For engineering purposes only)
- Electrical and lighting plans
- Mirror design
- Shadow and sun diagrams
- Additional building sections
- Slab layout plan
- Reflected ceiling plans
View full pricing details
will be completed within 4 business days following payment and the site survey provided to the designer on MyPropHub.
Delivery timelines for design modifications and other drawing sets are negotiated during the quoting process, a guide is below:
- Minor Design changes = 2 business days following completion of working drawings
- Moderate Design changes = 4 business days following completion of working drawings
- Major Design changes = 7 business days following completion of working drawings
Designs listed on MyPropHub are sold to customers all over the world, however purchasers can only use the drawings for building approval if they are completed by a Designer that is licensed and insured in a particular geographical area.
It is important to clearly list within your profile which Country and State/Region you are licensed and insured to complete work in and if a design has been previously built, as buyers will have the ability to search for designers by location.
If a design is purchased for building approval purposes in a designers licensed area, designers have the opportunity to earn additional income to provide a site plan and other drawing services (customers are required to provide a site survey at their own expense).
Purchasers may also require a local architect or engineer to sign off on the drawings for building approval purposes, when a designer is not licensed in the build site geographical area. This would require a fee be paid to the local architect or engineer.
MyPropHub has set drawing standards to ensure the highest quality of drawings are maintained for purchasers. All designs, modifications and drawings services sold on MyPropHub undergo a stringent quality control check during the sale process.
Designers may be asked at their own expense to add additional information or details to drawings if they do not comply with MyPropHub drawing standards.
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Q. Do I need to be a registered and licensed to sell on MyPropHub?
Q. How much can I sell my designs for?
Q. What does it cost to sell on MyPropHub?
Q. What drawing sheets are required when I sell a design?
Q. Who owns the copyright to the designs?
Q. Can designs be modified?
Q. Are designs council approved?
Q. What are the delivery times for drawing modifications and other drawing services?
Q. What are the drawing standards on MyPropHub?
Q. Is MyPropHub a secure platform?