Planning

A good plan is the most critical element of a new home or addition and remodel project. We listen to our clients needs and desires to design the home of their dreams. We know the local planning and building departments permit process, and can readily navigate your project through.
James Lloyd Design, has over 35 years in residential design and construction experience. Two of his Victorians are featured in “The Sidewalk Companion to: Santa Cruz Architecture” by John Chase. James is also a recipient of the Green Building Design award from the City of Santa Cruz.

Two New Victorian homes, designed and built by James in 1997, were required to be historically accurate and approved by the Santa Cruz Historical commision. These homes at 116 & 120 Santa Cruz Street are photographed by tourists and locals believing them to be authentic historical victorian homes.

We have built and/or designed over two hundred projects. We can transform a Ranch Contempo-box into your Dream Home. We can design a new exterior to completely change the style of your home. We can remodel interiors to compliment your lifestyle needs. We can create not just a landscape, but a land-escape into your own oasis. We can work with soils, T-24 energy, structural engineers, and building and planning departments to facilitate permit issuance. We can meet or exceed Green Building requirements, as you desire. We can design & build all styles, including: Craftsman ~ Victorian ~ Spanish ~ Mission Revival ~ Ultra Modern ~ Story Book ~ French Country ~ Italianate ~ Carmel Cottage….

We can design and build start to finish.

What can we do for you?