Terms of Service
The scope of the project is as described in the proposal letter.
Client shall provide any existing files and sketches. Client shall provide available existing and as-built site information.
Time frame for delivery is as approximately described in the proposal letter.
The deliverable plan package consists of: Plans of the items listed in the scope as described in the proposal letter The plans will be delivered as PDF.
Work that requires an architect’s license is not included. The fee is not to exceed the proposed fee, without client’s written permission. The balance must be at completion of scope of work, prior to delivery of the plans. Design development exceeding specified number of hours, shall be at fee schedule in this contract but not anticipated. Time spent with redesign after concept approval is not included.
Engineering and architect’s stamp is by others and is not included. Re-design is not included. Additional work is per designers fee schedule of $150.00 per hour, assistants hourly fee is $65.00 per hour. Client agrees that there will be no refunds.
This project is undertaken at client’s sole discretion. The Client agrees to limit any and all liability or claim for damage, for cost of defense, or for any expenses to be levied against the designer to a sum not to exceed the amount of designer’s fee paid to date.
In the event of default by client, if collection of designer’s fees becomes necessary, the client agrees, in advance, to pay for all collection expenses including lawyer’s fees and penalties, and interest on the unpaid balance, which will accrue at $100.00 per diem. In all other cases the client agrees to neutral mediation first, then neutral binding arbitration to be paid for by complaining party only, to resolve all disputes as follows;
Notice to Client: By accepting this contract, you are agreeing to have any dispute arising out of the matters included in the arbitration of disputes provision decided by neutral arbitration and you are giving up all rights you might possess to have the dispute litigated in any court or by jury trial. By signing this contract, you are giving up your judicial rights to discovery and appeal. Lawsuits filed by the client are a breech of this contract.
Your agreement to this arbitration provision is voluntary.
I (client) have read and understand the foregoing and agree to submit disputes arising out of the matters to neutral arbitration.
If the project is suspended or abandoned in whole or part, for any reason, the client agrees that there shall be no refund of fees paid to date and that the designer shall be compensated for all services performed prior to receipt of written notice of such suspension or abandonment: per hourly fee structure, together with reimbursable expenses then due. If the project is resumed after being suspended, the designer’s compensation, per the designer’s requirements, shall be adjusted. Client shall not disclose any aspect of this project. Contract terms apply to easybuildingplans.com and Will Summers, Designer. “W.S.”
W.S. does not have an architect’s registration, and will not perform work that requires registration. W.S. retains sole copyright to all design work and to plans. Client has unrestricted use and access to the plans for only one project, upon complete payment of fees, and may copy or otherwise duplicate plans without the designer’s written permission for use for this one project only. Plans may not be shared or sold. Client shall not receive CAD files.
When you purchase a Building Design or receive plans by easybuildingplans.com or William Edward Summers as a Reproducible set, we, as Licensor, grant you, as Licensee, the right to use these documents to construct a single building (exceptions apply with a specific written contract only)
All of the plans in our Portfolio are protected under the Federal Copyright Act, Title XVII of the United States Code and Chapter 37 of the Code of Federal Regulations. All blueprints shown in this portfolio cannot be re-sold or used by any other person, copied, or reproduced by any means without written permission from easybuildingplans.com, or William Edward Summers.
ACCEPTANCE BY THE CLIENT:
Client, by retaining the Designer within one day of date on letter of agreement, hereby agrees to these general terms and conditions of contract except as noted in an addendum created by the designer. Work under this contract may be stopped by either party with three days written notice. This contract is subject to the laws of the designer’s principal place of business and residence. If any clause of this contract is held to be invalid, the remaining clauses shall remain in effect. The client has the authority to bind the client, and property owner to this contract.
Confirmation by easybuildingplans /William Summers: