GAP Designers

Over 36 Years experience dealing with Councils & Certifiers

Building & Retail Designers - Sydney - Central Coast NSW

Building Designers,drafting services, architect sydney,council plans,granny flat designs,extensions,renovations and retail designers - cafes, shops, restaurants.

We are flexible with your requirements.

We give you what you want.

We save you time & money.

About Us

We have over 36 years of experience in the building industry & a proven record of knowledge of all local councils in the Sydney & Central Coast Regional areas.


At your convenience we  will come to your project site and provide a site consultation that will cover:

* Discussions about your ideas & proposals for the project.    

* Recommended design solutions to meet your needs.

* Estimation of our Design & drafting fees including Building costs.  

* An outline of Council’s requirements and approvals required.
* Advice on additional consultants such as Engineers or Surveyors etc. 

* Builder or contractor recommendations. 

* Handy Tips for the owner builder.
* How to get quotes from builders or contractors. 

* Estimated timeframe for the design & drafting process.


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    3 Boomerang Rd, The Entrance NSW, Australia
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Free Initial Meeting
Free Initial consultations are a service that very few construction professionals offer and this first meeting is essential in helping owners & developers with new buildings, renovations, retail shop outlets.

Stage 01

Design Stage
Client /GAP Designers briefing and liason.

We Study Local and Building Regulations & apply to project design as required.

Engage Applicable Consultants, Surveyors etc. Measuring, Designing & Sketching & Area Calculations.

(FSR & Site coverage)

PRE – DA plans provided for advice with council if required.

Stage 02
Commence D.A. or CDC Elevations
Continue Design drawings for Council DA or CDC Approval. Development Application or Complying Certificate
Plans, Elevations, Sections are normally provided for a CDC .


Stage 03
Local Councils DA checklist insist upon more details & documents so we can provide Shadow Diagrams including Statement of Environmental Effects with Soil & Waste Management Plan & Site Area Calculations.
Colouring documents including PDFs sent electronically or on USB stick.
Colour Board & Materials Samples List if required.
Engage Applicable Consultants, BASIX, Drainage upgrades etc.
Submission of proposal to Council by owner as applicant.
Await Councils advertising, comments & conditions to be approved. (normally 6-8 weeks)


Stage 04
Construction Application
Satisfying applicable Conditions of the Council Approval & adjusting plans to suit.
Engage Applicable Consultants, Engineer etc.
Council Approved Drawings to Construction Drawings.
Documentation for construction to client’s specification including Private Certifier.
Documentation for Pricing project.
Window & Door Schedule on plans.
Detail Specifications written.

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