Chapter 8 Plot Plans
Plot Plan • Plan view drawing which shows the site, location, and orientation of the buildings on the property.
Specific features of a Plot Plan • Length and bearing of each property line. • Location, outline and size of buildings on the site. • Contour of the land • Elevation of property corners and contour lines. • Meridian arrow (north symbol) • Trees, shrubs, streams and gardens. • Streets, driveways, sidewalks and patios. • Location of utilities. • Easements for utilities and drainage • Well, septic tank and field. • Fences and retaining walls • Lot number or address of the site. • Scale of the drawing.
Site plan vs. plot plan • Site plan has only information about the property and utilities, no proposed construction. • Plot plan shows both the property and proposed construction
Landscape plot plans • See text page 159