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A Top Architectural Draftsman in San Diego & Beyond

Design Appruv is SoCal’s one-stop shop for all your design, drafting, and building permit needs. We’re an expert firm of San Diego-based architectural draftsmen and designers with a unique approach to residential and commercial design. From custom homes and ADUs to residential remodels and commercial spaces, we can get it done. And we’ll do it on your timeline and budget with the design and flexibility that you want.

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Permits Appruv’d in 2020
ADUs Appruv’d in 2020
Code Violations Appruv’d
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Our Specialties

We specialize in Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), Residential Additions & Remodels, Custom Homes, Commercial Design & Drafting, and Building Permits.

Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs)

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Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs)

We’re ADU experts. Whether you want a granny flat, in-law quarters, companion unit, or guest house, we have the expertise to make your idea a reality.

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Residential Additions & Remodels

Ready to upgrade your existing property? We can help you with home remodels, renovations, & additions. Just let us know what you want and we’ll make it happen. We’ll even exceed your design expectations!

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Residential Additions & Remodels

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Custom Home Design & Plans

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Custom Home Design & Plans

If you’re thinking of a new build, look no further. We can custom design your home from the ground up, leaving you with a property that reflects what you want from concept to permit Appruv’l.

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Commercial Design & Drafting

Need to make some rental property improvements? What about starting or expanding your place of business? Commercial Tenant Improvements and new construction is our forte.

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Commercial Design & Drafting

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Building Permit Services

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Building Permit Services

SoCal building permits are one of our specialties. We’ll help you navigate this tricky process while maintaining your project’s integrity and timeline.

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Our Process & Services

With our “Flintstone Approach,” we put you in the driver seat while we push the car along. Make informed decisions as we provide multiple design options at every turn.

Fully Licensed Design - Architectural, Structural & Civil
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Expert Design - Architectural, Structural & Civil

Our team of expert draftsmen provide a high-quality design and drafting experience. We take your ideas and turn them into reality through sketching, drafting, and 3D renderings. And we do it your way. At Design Appruv, we always include our clients in every step of the design process.

Our Process
5 Stars

Design Tested, Client Appruv’d

Highly recommend! Seth, the owner, was prompt, knowledgeable and clear. He gave us upfront and transparent pricing for his firm as well as other expected costs along the way – no surprises. Design Appruv has been very responsive, communicative and excellent to work with. Very happy with our partnership. Comment end
——— Mr J | Thumbtack

The Design Appruv Guarantee

Here at Design Appruv, you get what you’ve paid for. Here’s how we’ve set ourselves apart from our competitors.

Cheaper & Faster

Cheaper & Faster

Get five-star design and drafting without the cost, timeline, or ego of a licensed architectural firm.

Wide Service Area

Wide Service Area

We serve SoCal clients from San Diego County up to Long Beach, and as far east as Palm Springs.

Experienced

Experienced

Our turn-key local design, drafting & expert building permit team is fully licensed with over 80 years of combined experience.

Communicative

Communicative

Our Design Development Experts will be in touch weekly to assure your receiving a 5-star experience.

Transparent

Transparent

We make sure you’re 100% knowledgeable about what, how and why we make the decisions we do!

Client Focused

Client Focused

At Design Appruv, our experts always put your construction budget first and design to meet your lifestyle.

Building Your
Dreams Starts Here.

Ready to see how we can bring your project to life? Reach out today for a free, no-obligation consultation.

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