Architectural Feasibility Study
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An architectural feasibility study considers all of the aspects of your proposed project. … Through an architectural feasibility study our clients can test the viability of the project before undertaking any real significant expense. The study attempts to answer the big questions early in the decision making process.
Three Reasons Behind a Feasibility Study
- The main reason is to find out what is possible and what is prohibitive. New buildings, commercial building changing its use, commercial building renovations, two to three story house conversion, additions, in-law apartment additions, second story additions.
- Second reason is to find out if your space/house/business is suitable for the programmed areas you are trying to put in.
- And finally the third reason is to find out if you need to contract with an architect to present in front of the boards.
Below is the list and the explanation of regulations and what they mean
Zoning Board Of Appeals
Since each town or city has local codes called Zoning Ordinance, buildings old or new must comply with them. If the existing and new part of a building or site is conforming with the local code requirements, the project can be designed and approved quickly.
Planning Board of Appeals
If obtaining a special permit is mandatory, projects must be represented in front of a Planning Board. Planning Boards consist of appointed members having experience in architecture, engineering, law or others. They have the right to approve or reject the project. Both of the Boards are organized by the city or town and are open to the public. During the meetings, neighbors (by notice) and other people interested in the project have the right to object or agree with the project. If you think your project requires this type of approval, call us (contact us) and we will explain the process in more detail based on our experience with the jurisdiction.
Other types of boards are: Historic Board, Design Review Board, Redevelopment Authority.