Custom Homes & Renovations In Nepean

Building a custom home or undertaking a major renovation is a big project. There’s a lot to think about including designing the project, getting the permits and choosing a contractor.  If you are looking to renovate or build a new home working with us is the easiest way to get the plans required to take your project to the next stage.  We offer more than just architects! Choosing us means you’ll get a dedicated project manager and access to a team of industry professionals including lawyers, relators, interior designers & contractors.  Get professional help at every step of the way, book a free consultation today.

Nepean Custom Renovations & Building Permits

In the area building permits are overseen by The City Of Ottawa (  Keep your renovations on time and within budget by getting your building plans approved with the help from professional architects.   Here are renovations that we can help get you a building permit for:

  • the addition of a carport, garage, new rooms or floors
  • any alteration to a building, such as the addition of a deck, balcony, canopy or dormer;
  • excavation work for the construction or expansion of a basement
  • construction of a building with a floor area of more than 108 square feet (garage or other);
  • replacement of doors or windows when the structure must be modified;
  • renovations, repairs or structural modifications to a building (removal of a partition or load-bearing wall)
  • installation of a wood stove, furnace, fireplace or chimney
  • finishing a basement;
  • installation of a sign or structural tower;
  • change in the use of a building (example: from residential to commercial);
  • installation of a new roof structure on a building (except replacement of roof shingles)
  • construction of a retaining wall greater than 1 metre in height as defined by the Building Code
  • installation or modification of the plumbing system;
  • installation of solar panels on a building.

Building A Custom  Home In Nepean

We do more than just design custom homes, we provide complete concierge service providing you with real estate help, legal advice and experienced interior designers.  Let our custom home designs speak for us and meet your project manager by scheduling a free consult.  If you thinking about building a home in the area then you’ll want to know more about real estate, property taxes and what living in the area is like. 

Living In Nepean

Nepean is a beautiful and historic city located in the province of Ontario, Canada. It is situated on the Ottawa River and is just a short drive from downtown Ottawa and the perfect area for a luxury custom home. Nepean is home to a variety of businesses and cultural attractions, as well as many parks and recreation facilities. The city also has an excellent school system, making it a great place to raise a family.   Merivale Road is a great choice for those looking for a busy commercial street with a massive selection of restaurants and shopping centres.  Overall, Merivale Road is a great option for those looking for a busy, convenient neighbourhood.

Lots For Sale In Nepean

Nepean is an older neighbourhood in Ottawa with a mix of detached and semi-detached homes. The age of the area provides property sizes that are no longer attainable in other parts of Ottawa. You’ll see lots of larger lots and double wide lots which are perfect for building an addition, coach house or garage. The older homes often have charming features like wood burning fireplaces and hardwood floors. With some updating, these homes can be extremely desirable.

Looking for land to purchase in order to build a custom home? Check out the properties available for sale in Nepean! Start your search for the perfect property here:

Property Taxes In Nepean

Planning on building a custom house in Nepean Ontario? You’re probably wondering what the property taxes are in the area. The average property tax on a custom house in Nepean is $3,742. The tax rate for Nepean is 0.64%. The tax on a custom house with an assessed value of $1,000,000 would be $6400.  If you have questions about property taxes our experts are available to help you assess the property taxes properly and with all the appropriate abatements.

How An Architect Can Help

When planning for a custom renovation or designing a custom home here are the kinds of architectural drawings and plans we can provide. We have a team of architects, engineers and technologists who can provide precise and detailed plans that make obtaining permits easier and finding the right builder a lot easier!

  • Presentation Drawings
  • Concept Drawings
  • Elevation Drawings
  • MEP Drawings
  • HVAC Drawings
  • Building Plans
  • Site Plans
  • Floor Plans
  • Foundation Plans
  • Roof Framing Plans
  • Section Views