The elevation requirements for the designing a residential house can be alot.
building elevations hold within them all the finihes which are to be applied to the exterior of the building. Elevation can be view one at a time and are usually label as:
The building's elevations basically difines the look, feel and curb appeal of residential building.
Height of various building element can be found on an elevation drawing with ease.
Usually elevation drawing are very busy with hatch pattern describing the finish materials of the building.
This is typically what the city building department would accept as a drawing worthy of review for construction permit approval.
Extent of new and existing construction
- street address
Location and Linear dimension
Elevation of first floor above grade
Dimensions of roof overhang
Roof shape, slope and finish
Rain water leader and eavestrough
- New wall solid hatch
- Existing walls brick hatch
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