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Faster City approval with early concept plan and design review

By Drew Case


Get a jump start on your concept design early and be sure to you consider city regulations, sound engineering design , feasibility report and self storage standards. Also, a good rendering that really exemplifies the beautification of the community helps tremendously.

Storage Authority Franchise will guide and assist in these aspects and more to get your approval much faster.

A few more factors to include are:

* Your percentage of climate control vs non-climate units. Take into consideration the area and the competition. The other local comps may not be providing climate controlled and this is your opportunity. Of course, you sill need a balance mix of both style units. Have this determined to avoid design changes.

* Storm water detention and stormwater quality. Have this determined for your build and in your design plan. Have a team in place to handle these important details. Municipalities differ on the requirements, so read up before designing.

* Zoning parking requirements for the site. Ensure you allow for at least the minimum parking required. Failure to do so could also lead to redesign of the site plan. Consider ADA parking and where parking makes the most sense for accessibility.

* Landscaping and the beautification of your site can make a real WOW factor. Lighting, trees, flowers and your entrance make a major impact on the "feelings" zoning may have about your commitment to community standards.

These are just a few of the various aspects you must consider when designing your concept plan. A key to gaining a quicker approval and streamline the process is to review the local guidelines and be sure to comply with the city requirements and still work to achieve your needs for your investment.

This information and much more is just a fraction of the information Storage Authority Franchise will use to help guide you along on your way to and fast approval for your self storage investment.

Do you want to have a 15-minute call to learn how Storage Authority helps improve the systems, sales, marketing, and profits at your existing facility? If you are building from the ground up, let's also review how we help you find land and get your facility designed, approved and built. Please send me an email or call me- no appointment is needed. or 513-582-0125. You can also click the link below to start your journey today:

Drew Case is a Franchise Director for Storage Authority Franchise. He has 30 years of self storage experience, from early on in the trenches, up to executive leadership as a Regional President. Drew enjoys teaching and training others the various aspects of a successful self storage location by reinforcing excellent service in operations. Catch him at a local car show with one of his several classic hot rods.


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