This post will solely be dedicated to the engineering and plot plan process.
Because we had such a small lot, Mary and I wanted to know what we could build—what are the dimensions of houses that can fit in this spot?
We had the engineers go out and do a certified plot plan. This is what they came up with:
Hey! Here’s the latest update on our Building A Custom Home in North Andover series. This is our first update in a while, so here’s everything we’ve done so far.
My wife, Mary, and I started this journey in May 2016 when we first talked about building a house next to our current one.
Our area of North Andover is classified as Residential 4 Zoning, or “R4.”
In order for us to build, the lot had to be 12,500 sq ft. Our lot was a little under: just shy of 10,500 sq ft. So we needed to petition the Zoning Board of Appeals for a variance.
Hi there! My name is Ryan Schruender and my wife, Mary, and I just got approval to build a custom home next to our current house. We couldn’t be more excited. It was a long process to get to this point but we hope to share with you our experience from here on out.