Our Process.

At McLauchlan Building Design, we are committed to providing the most professional yet approachable service to achieve your desired outcome. Below is a basic outline of our process. For an in-depth process outline, please download it here.

Site analysis and Preliminary Design
• Preparation of Brief
• Assistance in selection of Site (if required)
• Property Research
• Site Measure and Preparation of Existing Conditions Plan
• Preliminary Site Analysis
• Production of Preliminary Site Layout Sketches
• Preparation of Indicative Budget (if required)
• Preparation of Concept Sketches
• Preparation of Preliminary Schedule of Works (if required)
• Preliminary Tender (if required)
• Consultation with relevant authorities
• Discussions with neighbours and other interested parties
• Build over Applications
• Set Back Dispensations
Town Planning Applications and Submissions (Refer separate advice)
• Appointment of Consultants, where appropriate
• Preparation of Documents for the Town Planning Application
• Lodgement of Documents for Planning Application (Fees not included)
• Completion of statutory advertising requirements
• Negotiation with Objectors re Town Planning (if required)
• Assistance with Town Planning Appeals
Presentation and Marketing (if required)
• Presentation/marketing drawings
• Perspectives presentation
Detail Development and Working Drawings
• Appointment of Consultants
• Detail Development
• Preparation of Working Drawings
• Preparation of Electrical Plan
Internal Details, Specification & Schedule (if required)
• Preparation of Detailed Drawings of Internal Fit out
• Preparation of Project Specification and Schedule of finishes (Client selections)
Interior Design (if required)
• Selection and Co-ordination of Finishes, colours and/or Furnishing
Tendering, Negotiation of Contracts and Building Permit (if required)
• Completion of Tender Documents
• Call for Tenders
• Analysis of Tenders, negotiation & Selection of Builder
• Notification to unsuccessful tenderers
• Review of Contract documents between Client and Builder
• Attendance at Contract Signing Lodge Permit Application Forms (Fees not included) (if required)
• Co-ordinate all Relevant Documentation for Construction purposes
Site attendance and Contract Administration (if required)
• Attendance at Site to Monitor Progress of the Project & Consistency with Design Requirements
• Administration of the Contract between the Owner and the Builder
Post Project Completion Services
• Review of defects for Defects Liability assessment
• Review of any applicable Warranties and Guarantees
Other Services
• Bushfire Attack Level - BAL Report
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