Custom Homes & Renovations In Perth

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.

Perth Custom Renovations & Building Permits

A crucial component of any successful renovation is strong communication between the client, project manager, and architect. From the very beginning, your project manager and architect will work with you to ensure that your vision for the renovation is clear and achievable. They will also help you navigate the often complicated process of getting permits approved and finding a reputable builder. During construction, your project manager and architect will be on-site to oversee progress and answer any questions you may have. By working closely with you throughout the entire process, they can help ensure that your renovation exceeds your expectations.

If you are planning to renovate your home in Perth, the first thing you will need is to find the right architect. The architect will be able to provide you with the required drawings, such as a site plan, elevation plans, and building plans. Depending on the extent of your renovation and what you have in mind, will determine the kind of drawing you need to get your building permit approved. Once you have found the right architect, they will be able to work with you to create a plan that meets your needs and budget.

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

  • 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 Perth

Perth is an old town with a rich history, and many of the homes for sale here are protected by heritage designations. This can create extra hurdles and cost when renovating older homes, but it is important to preserve these historic buildings. We can accommodate and plan so your project will get approved but customers renovating heritage homes should plan to budget more for the construction due to the added requirements. We understand the importance of preserving these old homes and will work with you to make sure your renovation project is done right.

Building A Custom Home In Perth

Designing a custom home can be an exciting and rewarding experience. We work with our clients to ensure that the process is both enjoyable and stress-free. Our team of architects, project managers and interior designers will work closely with you to create a home that perfectly reflects your style and meets your needs. We begin by getting to know you and your vision for the home, then we translating that vision into detailed architectural drawings. Once the plans are finalized, we manage every aspect from getting permits approved to supervising the construction process. We remain in close communication with you, keeping you updated on our progress and making sure that you are happy with the results. We believe that designing a custom home should be fun and easy, and we strive to make it just that.

Living In Perth

Planning on investing in building a custom home in Perth? First you’ll want to know a little bit about the demographics, the economy and things to do in the area. 

Perth Ontario is a beautiful town to settle in and is filled with rich history. It is located in the heart of the Rideau Canal which makes it a popular destination for tourists and boaters. The town has a population of just under 10,000 people and the economy relies heavily on tourism. There are many things to do in the area including hiking, biking, shopping and dining.

Perth also became a major centre for woodworking and furniture production. Today, Perth continues to be a thriving community with a strong focus on agriculture, tourism, and manufacturing. The town’s historic charm and beautiful setting make it a popular destination for anyone looking to build a custom home here. Check out the properties available for sale in the area, start your search for the perfect property here:

If you’re looking for a peaceful place to call home, Perth Ontario is the perfect choice. Investing in a custom home here will be a wise decision that you’ll be happy with for years to come.

Property Taxes On Custom Homes In Perth

In Perth, Ontario, the property taxes on a custom built home are based on the assessed value of the property. The assessed value is determined by the municipality and takes into account the size, location and features of the home. The tax rate is set by the municipality and is applied to the assessed value of the property. For example, if the tax rate is 0.5%, and the assessed value of the custom built home is $500,000, the property taxes would be $2,500. The municipality also offers a small tax relief programs for homeowners who are 65 years of age or older, or who have a disability. As a result, the property taxes on a custom built home in Perth, Ontario can vary depending on your budget.

Perth 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