Engineering and Design Pricing

ZLS Consulting offers the most cost effective engineering/design solutions available in the market today.  We offer straight forward and up front pricing, and unlike most competitors, we offer various design options and can tailor a plan to meet any budget.  These design options include:

Standard Designs / Plans

“Standard” engineering designs starting from $125.00 (includes standard shipping), with availability as early as 24 hours in some areas.  Standard” designs are pre-engineered designs which may be appropriate for most situations and where applicable by local jurisdiction.  These include many common residential and commercial civil and structural design applications, including: generic plan and sections for new residential building designs; standard residential and commercial buildings and building additions; standard landscape structures, including standard covered patio and gazebo structure designs; standard height retaining wall designs; standard deck designs; and standard pool designs.  Please see our “standard” designs section for more information.

Semi-Custom Designs / Plans

“Semi-custom” engineering designs, starting at $225.00 (includes standard shipping), with availability as early as 48 hours in some areas.  “Semi-custom” designs utilize similar pre-engineered designs but require few or minor modifications, and are for more specific project oriented applications or where local jurisdictions require them.  These include  “standard” designs which are specifically tailored to meet exact specifications of the client or in applications where specific criteria must be considered, such as in the case for specific equipment anchoring and/or mounting.  Please see our “semi-custom” designs section for more information.

Specialized Engineering and Design

“Specialized” engineering and design is required for more complicated and/or complex engineering projects which require a more creative approach and solution.  Our highly experienced design team can provide the best solutions to all your project needs at the most competitive pricing.  Please contact us for more information.  Once we determine your project’s complete scope, we will prepare a proposal estimate as early as 24 hours.

General Design / Plan Check Pricing:

$90.00 per drawing or sheet.

$90.00 per hour for calculations. (1 hour minimum. Checking only.)

General Residential Property Inspection (Home Buyer Inspection)

Residential inspection performed by trained professionals to help prospective home buyers determine the general condition of a property before purchasing.  Includes general property inspection and condition report.  Currently offered only in Southern California area (with more areas to follow).

Price: $425.00 (+$0.50 per mile each way – call or email for more details)

Specialized Property Inspection

Inspection of specific structural component or components of building, structure or foundation, and general assessment and recommendations (no engineering or design).  Includes inspection and report. Currently offered only in Southern California area (with more areas to follow).

Price: $525.00 (+$0.50 per mile each way – call or email for more details)

Feel free to compare our prices and rates with that of our competitors.

Thank you for giving us a try. – ZLS Consulting Team

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