Milestones

Chronological

  • 25 October 2013: Closed on the property.
  • 4 September 2014: Moved into the camper.
  • 14 October 2014: Tree work completed.

  • 21 October 2014: Architect hired.
  • 21 January 2015: Property survey completed.
  • 14 February 2015: Wetland survey completed and submitted.

  • 24 February 2015: Soil conservation application submitted.
  • 22 April 2015: Wetland survey approved.
  • 30 April 2015: Septic system engineer hired.
  • 18 June 2015: Soil logs for septic system taken.

  • 28 June 2015: Signed contract for commercial property sale.
  • 27 July 2015: Applied for septic system permit.
  • 22 September 2015: Began building the guest house.
  • 24 October 2015: Septic system construction began.

  • 26 October 2015: Moved into the guest house.
  • 5 November 2015: Septic system finished.

  • 3 December 2015: Zoning permit for construction obtained.
  • 11 December 2015: Blueprints finished and submitted to township.
  • 12 February 2016: Driveway graded.

  • 29 February 2016: Groundbreaking for foundation.
  • 2 April 2016: Foundation finished.

  • 11 May 2016: Well finished.
  • 1 August 2016: Principal framing completed.

  • 10 August 2017: Electric service connected.
  • 10 September 2017: Resumed work on the house.
  • 30 October 2017: Suspended work again.

Elapsed Time By Project

  • Blueprints: 1 year, 1 months
  • Wetland survey approval: ~2 months
  • Septic system design: ~3 months
  • Guest house construction: ~1 month
  • Septic system construction: 12 days
  • Foundation: ~1 month
  • Framing: ~4 months
  • Well: 15 days calendar time, 2 days actual time
  • Commercial property sale: 3 years, 2 months

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