At Oak City Homes, our pre-construction service expertly covers planning, project design, and efficient permitting. This thorough approach sets the groundwork for a successful project execution.
Pre-Construction Timeline
This graphic overviews Oak City Homes' pre-construction process workflow.



Oak City Homes' pre-construction process stands as a pivotal phase in our project journey. We commence by engaging in extensive consultations to comprehend your vision, aligning it with practicality and feasibility. From comprehensive planning, including budgeting, scheduling, and initial design conceptualization, to navigating the intricate web of permitting and regulatory compliance, we ensure a solid foundation for your project. Our dedicated team handles paperwork, coordinates with local authorities, and secures necessary permits efficiently. This phase culminates in a detailed blueprint, laying out the groundwork for a seamless transition into the construction phase. 

Project Onboarding

Getting Started

Our project onboarding process is a seamless journey tailored to ensure your vision is understood and properly executed. Beginning with an in-depth consultation, we listen attentively to your needs, preferences, and aspirations for your project. Our dedicated team then crafts a personalized roadmap, outlining every step from initial design concepts to construction and beyond. With clear communication channels established and detailed plans in place, we guide you through each phase, ensuring transparency, alignment with your vision, and a smooth transition into bringing your dream home to life.
Pre-Construction Project Kickoff Presentation
This photo is a snapshot from our project kickoff presentation with our customers. This is one of the first steps in the process.
Pre-Construction Design
This image, extracted from our pre-start pack, accentuates various design elements like cabinets and hardware chosen for your project.

Project Design

Bring Your Ideas to Life

As an integral part of our pre-construction process at Oak City Homes, working on project design involves an in-depth and collaborative approach. We engage in a detailed exploration of your ideas, preferences, and functional requirements. Our dedicated design team works closely with you, refining concepts, and creating tailored plans that encapsulate your vision. Utilizing cutting-edge technology and industry expertise, we craft intricate design details that harmonize aesthetics with functionality. 

Project Planning

Due Diligence

The planning phase during pre-construction is our foundation for excellence. Here, we embark on a comprehensive due diligence process, sorting through details and assembling a robust plan for your project. Our dedicated team conducts thorough research, identifying potential challenges, and strategizing proactive solutions. From assessing site conditions to outlining project milestones, this phase is where every aspect of your vision is methodically organized into a cohesive plan. With a keen focus on precision and detail, we lay the groundwork for a successful project execution that aligns seamlessly with your expectations and desires.
Pre-Construction Planning Phase
This image showcases the attention given to planning, notably focusing on the finer details like lighting layouts.
Pre-Construction Raleigh Permit Portal
Each city has its own unique e-permitting system, process, and requirements. The image below shows a snapshot of the Raleigh permit portal.


By The Book

At Oak City Homes, our permitting process is a streamlined and proactive endeavor aimed at facilitating a smooth transition from planning to construction. We navigate the intricate web of permits and approvals diligently, ensuring compliance with local regulations and building codes. Our experienced team handles all necessary paperwork, communicating effectively with authorities to secure permits efficiently and expedite approvals. By proactively addressing regulatory requirements, we pave the way for a hassle-free construction phase, allowing your project to move forward swiftly and in accordance with the prescribed guidelines, while ensuring the necessary permissions are in place.

Final Checks & Signoffs

Ensuring Your Project is 100% Ready to Start

Entering the final checks and signoffs phase at Oak City Homes marks the culmination of our pre-construction journey. Here, we undertake comprehensive in-house inspections and thorough reviews to ensure every detail aligns flawlessly with your vision and meets our rigorous quality standards. Our expert team conducts in-depth assessments, verifying that all plans, permits, and specifications are in perfect harmony. We collaborate closely with you to ensure your complete satisfaction, making any necessary adjustments before obtaining the final signoffs. This attention to detail guarantees that your project is poised for a successful and seamless transition into the construction phase, setting the stage for the realization of your dream home.
Pre-Construction Start Checklist
This snapshot captures a glimpse of our internal checklists, pivotal in ensuring the success of your project!

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