Our Plans Include
1. Foundation Footprint (slab on grade typical)
Typically all exterior dimensions of slab drawn to
¼” = 1’0” unless noted
otherwise on plans to that scale.
Note: Engineering of the foundation and superstructure does not fall
within the scope of work performed by Smithome designs. All foundation
footprints can be used for engineering of basements. It shall be the
responsibility of building contractor or purchaser of these plans to
have engineering completed by a local engineer. Smithome designs can be
contracted to provide drawings for engineers.
2. Floor Plans
All rooms and interior spaces are carefully dimensioned, including
locations of all cabinets, windows, door location and dimensions,
ceiling and plate line heights, plumbing fixture locations, and
suggested electrical layout. Please read the disclaimer regarding
ceiling and floor joist layout and local code requirements for
structure of house. Typically all floor plans are drawn to
¼” = 1’0”unless noted other
wise on plans to that scale.
All four elevations (front, back, and both sides) show plate line
heights, roof pitches and suggested exterior materials and design.
Typically details of all four elevations are drawn to
¼” = 1’0”unless noted
otherwise on plans to that scale.
Mechanical and Plumbing
Since mechanical and plumbing selections vary and local codes dictate
final layout, actual layout is left up to the mechanical and plumbing
contractor. Floor plans may be used by contractor for locations and
Cabinets and Interior Design Details
Cabinets and interior design details are not typically included in a
Smithome plan. The design criteria is left up to the building
contractor or purchaser of the plans, due to varying design options for
appliances, finish details and cabinet styles. Typically all cabinets
are located on floor plans at ¼” =
1’0”unless noted otherwise.
Standard Construction Details
All standard construction details sheets that confirm to the 2006
I.R.C. code shows typical wall sections, cabinet details, closet
details, foundation details and other typical construction methods and
Area Square Footage
are made from outside the exterior frame walls of heated and cooling
areas. Stairs are counted once, open two-story and vaulted areas are
not included in living area calculation. Decks, porches, garages,
basements, attics and fireplaces are not included in living area
calculations. Garages, porches or any other covered square footage
areas will be calculated using actual overall dimensions. Plans are
typically drawn to 1’4” = 1’0”
scale unless otherwise noted.
All of the home plans by Smithome Designs that are designed by Monte
Smith, are protected under the federal copyright laws. Purchase of a
home plan allows buyer the permission to build only one home from the
plans and does not transfer the copyright or ownership in any way. The
designs found within this website are also copyright protected. It is
not legal to adapt, change, or redraw our designs. These would be
considered “derivative works” of the original,
which retain the copyright protection. When buyer purchases a set of
plans, buyer may have the plans modified by any builder or engineer in
order to meet local building requirements. Any builder or engineer who
modifies these plans does not have permission to rebuild. To obtain
permission to rebuild these plans, the builder or engineer must
purchase plans from Smithome Designs. The copyright laws exist to
protect all parties and supports intellectual property of the designer
or architect. All Monte Smith designs are copyrighted and are subject
to copyright protection as an “architectural work”
under section 102 of the copyright act, 17 u.s.o, as amended December
1990, and known as architectural works copyright protection of 1990.
Under this protection, unauthorized use of the plans can legally result
in cessation of construction buildings being sized and/or monetary
compensations to Monte Smith Designs.
Because our plans are copyrighted, we cannot allow refunds of our
plans. All orders are considered final. Drawings may not be returned
once order is completed and house plans have shipped. Please
double-check your selection before ordering.
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Our plans are designed to meet average conditions and applicable codes
in the United State at the time they were drawn. Because codes and
local requirements can change and vary from jurisdiction to
jurisdiction, Smithome Designs cannot warrant compliance with any
specific code or regulation. All Smithome Designs’ plans can
be easily adapted to the local building codes and requirements.
The purchaser of this plan is responsible for compliance with all local
building codes and for ensuring that the plan is correctly adapted to
accommodate local site. The purchaser should consult with a local
contractor or structural engineer regarding these matters.
Before construction begins, the purchaser should thoroughly review this
plan with the contractor, verify all dimensions and report to the
engineer any errors, omissions or questions for clarification, and
contractor should verify all structural elements for the plan site with
The exact size reinforcement and depth of all concrete footings must be
determined by local soil conditions and acceptable practices for
construction. The bottom of the footings should extend below frost line
before construction begins: the purchaser or contractor should verify
the design with a local engineer.
The purchaser of these plans understand all risks associated with
adapting the plan to local sites affected by regional variations in
climate, local site conditions, design and building codes. Neither
SMITHOME Designs nor the designer of this plan may be held responsible
for adapting his plan to local site conditions, design changes,
Construction means or methods, costs, workmanship, quality of materials
or equipment utilized in the construction.
The purchaser is granted the right to build only one structure from
this plan (or modified plan). This right extends to the original
purchaser only and is not Transferable. These plans are copyrighted by
Monte Smith Designs as an “Architectural Work”
under Section 102 of the copyright act, 17 U.S.O. as amended December,
1990 and known as Architectural Works Copyright Protection Act of 1990.
All derivative works from this plan are copyrighted where copyright
laws exist to protect all parties and Supports the Intellectual
Property of the Designer.
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