2017 Fees for Single Family, Duplex & Townhome Designs

Please see below for standard prices and options from our catalog of plan designs.  For custom designs or modifications, please call us for a design quote. We will be glad to assist you with your inquiry. 

Tel: 919-834-3600  

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Our catalog designs consist of full construction drawings including: dimensioned and noted floor plans; exterior elevations; foundation, floor, ceiling and roof framing plans; roof truss profiles; building and wall sections; and typical construction and energy efficiency details.  View a sample of our Standard Construction Drawings.

Orders without modifications can be processed and completed within 3-5 business days after payment is received.

Purchase Options*

TightLines designs and drawings are protected by copyright laws. Please read our License Agreement for more information.

Single-Use License  |  Includes a PDF of construction drawings and the license to build a TightLines Designs catalog design once.

Unlimited Use License  |  Includes a PDF of construction drawings and the license to build a TightLines Designs catalog design indefinitely. An unlimited-use license may not be purchased incrementally.

Study Set |  Includes an 11"x17" PDF with basic design information for a TightLines Designs catalog design, including exterior elevations and dimensioned floor plans. Study sets are useful for obtaining preliminary cost estimates but do not include structural design or specifications needed for construction and final pricing.

We also offer a 15% discount on License Fees for non-profit organizations.  Please feel free to contact us for pricing options and alternatives.

Catalog DesignsSingle-Use License*Unlimited-Use License*Study Set*          
Single Family Houses$700$1800$180

Duplexes & Townhouses

$600 per unit

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Modification Options 

Reverse (Mirrored) Plans

Full construction drawings for a reverse (mirrored) floor plan.  Text and dimensions are adjusted accordingly.

Concrete Slab Foundation$180

2x6 Exterior Framing

Our standard designs feature 2x4 framing. 2x6 framing allows for ample insulation in cold climates.



Home plans that are Designed to Earn the ENERGY STAR can be used nationwide and are approved by a certified HERS rater. Construction drawings sets include the details, specifications, and checklists required in the process of acquiring the ENERGY STAR. 

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Standard Prints

$15 per set + Shipping (FedEx Standard Overnight)


We also offer marketing services including: renderings, streetscapes and 3D modeling. Pricing will vary depending on your specific needs so please contact us for more information.

Consulting Services

Community Planning | Exterior & Interior Finish Selections | Construction Site Visits | Public Presentations