General Conditions are ancillary project costs that are not typically associated with a particular scope of work, but are necessary to support and complete a rehab project. These costs of work are typically attributed to project management, temporary requirements, and miscellaneous tools and expenses.
The following is a list of typical general conditions & miscellaneous rehab costs that could be required on the average rehab project.
An architect or engineer may be required on your rehab project if you are building an addition, finishing a space or altering floor plans. Your local building department will likely require you to submit your architectural drawings for a permit application.
Building permits, may or may not be required depending on your local jurisdiction and the scope of your rehab project. Call your local building department for requirements and associated fees. Checkout this blog post about why, when & how you should get a building permit.
***Google search for your local building department's "fee schedule" to figure the exact building permit & plan review costs.
Depending on your area, dumpster rentals and fees can vary widely. Some dumpster companies charge based upon the tonnage or weight of the dumpster including drop fees, pickup fees & dump fees. Other companies may give you a flat fee to rent based upon the size of the dumpster, generally 20 yard, 30 yard, & 40 yard.
Contractor Definition - 'Yards'- Yards is a term used to describe the size of a dumpster in cubic 'yards'. Generally, dumpsters can be rented in 20 yards, 30 yards or 40 cubic yards sizes.
Here's a general cost breakdown on how much you can expect to pay for dumpsters on your projects: