It is best to get a professional involved in the planning as soon as possible. Why? A design professional can guide you through the construction process by assisting you with the following:

*Talking to the right people in Government and avoiding wasted time. 

There are many departments in government and it seems like no two cities, counties, townships are set up the same way. It can be confusing and frustrating if you do not know the correct questions to ask of the right officials.