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Things to Know About Building a Laneway House
  • Laneway houses are becoming very popular housing
    choice in the populated dense cities especially
    in the Vancouver a city of Canada. The price is
    very small compared to a detach house of similar
    size even if its rent or sale or building it.
  • Laneway houses are mostly built it pre-exist
    property such as a loft and can be found in
    various design. You can search its design in the
    internet by typing Vancouver laneway home design
    as these houses are very popular in Vancouver
    city. If you want to build a laneway house in
    your property then here are some steps that will
    help you to the house

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  • Check out the rules The first thing you need to
    do is checking out if your property is qualified
    to build a laneway house according to the rule of
    city hall. The regulations set by city hall will
    affect your house design so make sure to take
    note of it.
  • Survey the site Once you get the conformation of
    building the laneway house in your property, get
    the accurate measurements by doing survey of your
    site. Hiring a qualified surveyor is necessary as
    they can help you to determine the site of the
    property that fit the regulation.
  • Check the utilities and city service When you
    built a new house then it will need sewer and
    water, electricity and gas to hook up. So to
    maintain your budget check the connection and
    permission cost beforehand and you can check
    these by contacting city services, BC Hydro and
    Fortis of your city.

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  • Get your house design done In order to get the
    permits you will need the detailed plan of your
    house. So get your detailed house design as soon
    as possible with accuracy. You can hire a company
    that have experience in designing and building
    laneway house since they know what kind of
    problems usually arise with this kind of house.
  • Apply for the permits of the house When you get
    your detailed house design, to get the approval
    you will need to bring it to the city hall. The
    first permit you will need is a development
    permit and then a building permit.
  • Build your house Once you get all kind of permit
    time to build your house according to the BC
    Building Code. Also regarding home warranty
    insurance make sure to contact BC Homeowner
    Protection Office, but this is normally a
    builder's responsibility.

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Contact us
  • Laneway Houses
  • Locations Port Moody, BC, V3H 0E6, Canada
  • Website www.lanewayhousesvancouver.com
  • Phone No (250) 706-8776
  • Email Us greggborsos_at_gmail.com
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