Custom Homes & Renovations In Pembroke

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.

Pembroke Custom Renovations & Building Permits

If you’re planning a custom home renovation, the first step is to find an architect who can prepare the required drawings and plans. This is necessary in order to apply for building permits. Once you have the permits in hand, you can apply for building permits and start searching for a contractor to complete the work. We can help with all aspects of your renovation, from financing to finding and overseeing the construction. Working with us almost guarantees your building plans will get approved! Contact us today to get started on planning your home renovation project!

In the area building permits are overseen by The City of Pembroke ( Here are renovations that we can help get you a building permit for in Pembroke

  • 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.

Renovating Heritage Homes In Pembroke

Pembroke is a small city with a long history, dating back to its founding in the early 19th century. Many of the homes available for purchase in the area are older than 100 years, and as such, require architects’ approval and plans for even minor renovations to be permitted. However, with the help of experienced professionals, renovations and additions can be completed even when working with strict building codes required for heritage homes in Pembroke. So if you’re looking for a historic home that required renovations our team of architects can help you at every step of the way.

Building A Custom Home In Pembroke

If you’re looking to build a custom home in Pembroke, you’ll need the help of an experienced architect. At our firm, we have a team of architects, engineers and technologists who can work with you to design and build the home of your dreams. We’ll work with you to create a floor plan that meets your needs and fits your budget, and we’ll provide all the necessary architectural drawings and construction plans needed to get started with permits and finding a contractor. We understand that building a home is a major investment, so we’ll do everything we can to make sure the process goes smoothly and the result is a home that you’ll love for years to come. We work with the client at every step until the home is inspected and complete!

Living In Pembroke

If you are planning on investing in a custom home in Pembroke you probably want to know a little bit about the area. Pembroke is a rural town one hour outside of Ottawa. It is situated along the Ottawa River and is known for its fishing, boating, and snowmobiling. The town has a population of just over 16,000 people and is growing rapidly. Pembroke also has a number of large employers, including Algonquin Power and Utilities Corporation and Kruger Products. As a result, Pembroke is an attractive option for those looking for a quiet place to live with easy access to urban amenities. With its beautiful scenery and friendly community, Pembroke is an ideal place to find a place to build your home.

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Property Taxes On Custom Homes In Pembroke

Pembroke’s property taxes are very reasonable, especially when compared to other parts of the country. The average tax bill on a custom built home in Pembroke is just over $3,000 per year. This is significantly lower than the national average of over $6,000 per year. Additionally, Pembroke offers a number of exemptions and discounts that can further lower your tax bill. For example, seniors and veterans may be eligible for a property tax exemption. Our clients are well aware of the liabilities and we help make sure your home meets your budget.

Pembroke Architecture Drawings & Drafting Services

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