10 Tips on Hillside Home Design
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- The best ways to find suitable hillside property?
- How to evaluate how much you can build on the property?
- How to estimate hillside lot improvement costs?
- What design opportunities to consider?
10 TIPS ON HILLSIDE HOME DESIGN, CODE COMPLIANCE AND CONSTRUCTION
- Site Selection: explore and select several potential sites; review options with local architect, geologist, code officials.
- Obtain Records: go to the local building dept. and review all previous records pertaining to lot and/or existing home
- Code Analysis: hire an architect or go to local planning/zoning and building dept. to review all current codes that affect site work and construction.
- Geology: discuss parcel selection, purchase field observation with geologist, recommendations, soils report requirements, etc.