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At Therightguys, we specialize in creating functional and stylish garden suites and laneway suites in Richmond Hill. Whether you’re looking to add extra living space for family members or generate rental income, our expert team is here to help you maximize the potential of your property.

Rules and Regulations for Garden & Laneway Suites  

Laneway and garden suites have a number of rules and regulations they must meet before they can be approved by the City of Richmond Hill. 

If you need more help understanding the Zoning By-law or want more information about rules and regulations concerning garden and laneway suites, check out this summary. Additionally, to garden suites, it covers topics such as basements, landscaping, side yards, flooring, and more.

Our Garden Suites + Laneway Suites Services

Consultation and Planning

Our experienced team will work with you to assess your property and discuss your goals for the garden or laneway suite project.

Design and Permitting

Our talented designers will create a custom design for your garden or laneway suite, taking into account your preferences and local regulations.

Construction and Build

Our skilled craftsmen will bring your design to life with expert construction and build services, ensuring precision and attention to detail throughout the process.

Landscaping and Finishing Touches

We’ll add the finishing touches to your garden or laneway suite project with professional landscaping services and stylish interior finishes.

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Cost to Build A Garden Suite Or Laneway Suite

When considering building a garden suite or laneway suite in Richmond Hill, it’s essential to understand the potential costs involved. At Therightguys, we aim to provide transparency and clarity to our clients. Here’s a breakdown of the typical costs associated with building a garden suite or laneway suite:

  • Consultation and Design Fee: Our initial consultation and design fee range from $500 to $1500, depending on the complexity of your project and the level of customization required.
  • Permitting and Regulatory Costs: Obtaining permits and ensuring compliance with local regulations is a crucial step in the process. Permitting costs can vary depending on the specific requirements of your project and the municipality, typically ranging from $1000 to $5000.
  • Construction and Build: The construction and build costs for a garden suite or laneway suite can vary significantly depending on factors such as the size of the suite, the materials used, and the complexity of the design. On average, construction costs range from $200 to $400 per square foot.
  • Materials: The cost of materials for a garden suite or laneway suite will depend on factors such as the type of construction, the quality of materials chosen, and any additional features or finishes. On average, materials can account for approximately 50% to 70% of the total project cost.
  • Additional Expenses: Other factors that may contribute to the overall cost of building a garden suite or laneway suite include site preparation, landscaping, and any necessary upgrades to existing infrastructure.

Why Choose The Right Guys

The Right Guys are the number one design and build company in Richmond Hill. With more than 20 years in the industry, our experts can help you with your garden suite plans or provide you with knowledgeable advice on laneway suites in Richmond Hill.

We then provide you with expert design and construction services that make your vision a reality. Contact us today for a consultation or quote.



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