Structural Engineers

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.

This page contains all the information you will need to know about using a Structural Engineers for your building project.

 

Getting Started

Information

Next Steps

To obtain free quote, simply select the structural engineering add-on during the check-out process with your design purchase on MyPropHub.

MyPropHub is not an engineering company, but we have many trusted Structural Engineering partners that we can recommend.

Structural Engineering drawings are required for building approval and construction purposes and are not included in the standard design purchase price on MyPropHub.

Note, you will be required to have a soil test, land, drawings and a site plan for structural engineers to complete your work.

FAQs

Q. What is included when I buy a design?

The preliminary minimum working drawing sheets include:

  • Floor plan
  • 4 x External elevations
  • Roof plan
  • 2 x Sections 
  • Door and Window schedule

View example drawing sets

Additional sheets of documentation can be requested for additional fees including: 

  • Site plan (Survey to be provided by the buyer in pdf and dwg format, 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 
  • 1:50 kitchen and bathroom plans & elevation drawings
  • Reflected ceiling plans
  • Wet area details

Q. Are designs council approved?

No. Designs listed on MyPropHub are not council or construction approved.

Prior to the buyer submitting any council or building applications using designs purchased on MyPropHub, the buyer will be required to provide a site survey for the designer on MyPropHub to produce a site plan for the project.

A site survey can be obtained from a licensed Surveyor. Add a site plan to any design purchase in the check out process and upload a site survey on MyPropHub, and the designer will produce a site plan for your project.

MyPropHub can connect you with qualified Surveyors, Builders and Structural Engineers, simply select the option when purchasing a design.

Please refer to the pre-build check which provides information, tools and resources to assist you to use designs purchased on MyPropHub for your construction project.

 

IMPORTANT NOTE: 

Check that the design you have chosen on MyPropHub, has been completed by an Architect, Building Designer or Draftsperson licensed to produce drawings in your country or state. This information is listed on every individual design listing on MyPropHub.

A qualified Architect, Building Designer or Draftsperson is only licensed within certain countries or states and can only produce approval drawings within this area.

If the designer you have chosen is not licensed in your local area, all you need to do is contact a local licensed Architect, Building Designer or Draftsperson and have them sign off on your plans once purchased (additional fees may apply).

We recommend you speak to your local government, regulatory authority and builder regarding your site constraints.

No refunds are provided for incorrect choice and MyPropHub takes no liability or guarantee for building approval for any design sold, due diligence is the buyers responsibility and liability to ensure designs comply with local council and regularity requirements prior to purchasing.

 

Please contact MyPropHub if you have any questions.

Q. What do I need to consider before purchasing?

Please refer to the pre-build check which provides information, tools and resources to assist you to use designs purchased on MyPropHub for your construction project.

Please also speak to your local council or builder for a list of minimum drawing sheets required and any other regulations or site specifications that need to be considered. 

 

IMPORTANT NOTE: 

Check that the design you have chosen on MyPropHub, has been completed by an Architect, Building Designer or Draftsperson licensed to produce drawings in your country or state. This information is listed on every individual design listing on MyPropHub.

A qualified Architect, Building Designer or Draftsperson is only licensed within certain countries or states and can only produce approval drawings within this area.

If the designer you have chosen is not licensed in your local area, all you need to do is contact a local licensed Architect, Building Designer or Draftsperson and have them sign off on your plans once purchased (additional fees may apply).

Please contact MyPropHub if you have any questions.

Q. Can I modify a design?

Yes, all designs on MyPropHub can be modified to suit your requirements for an agreed upfront price.

Simply choose your design and follow the modify design steps to generate a brief for your designer, who will then confirm an agreed price prior to commencing work, based on the number of hours it will take to complete the modifications.

View more information on the design modification process and pricing.

 

Q. How long does it take to receive my drawings following purchase?

Preliminary drawings can be downloaded within hours of purchase if no modifications are required and the site survey has been provided to the designer. 

If modifications are required, once quote is accepted and paid all drawings will be sent within 7 business days

Final working drawings with site information will be completed within 2 business days following payment and your site survey provided in pdf and/or dwg format. 

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
-    Moderate Design changes = 4 business days
-    Major Design changes = 7 business days

Q. Who owns the copyright to the designs?

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.

 

Q. Are refunds available if I change my mind after purchasing a design?

No. MyPropHub does not offer refunds to customers who choose an incorrect design or cannot gain council approval. It is the responsibility off the buyer to ensure all council, site, due diligence, and other relevant checks are completed prior to purchase.

If the quality of documentation is not to industry standards, or incorrect the designer will be required to rectify any mistakes at their own expense.

Please contact MyPropHub if you have any questions.

Q. What are the drawing standards on MyPropHub?

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. 

View MyPropHub Drawing Standards