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GDS Price List

Electric Lock Permit Drawings

All Electric Lock Jobs Start within Five Business Days or They Are Free**
Electric Lock Permitting includes device layout, one-line diagram, spec sheet, up to 3 sets printed.
Base Fee (includes one floor, 1-20 electric locks) $385
Each additional floor at same building (1-20 electric locks) $200
Each additional 20 electric locks after the first 20 on the same floor $200
Revisions (changes to a plan after plans are approved but before it passes inspection)
Incidental changes missing or incorrect information on plans no charge*
Change in the scope of work 1-20 additional doors added to a project $235
Each additional floor at same building (1-20 electric locks) $50
Shop Drawings device layout including cameras, burglar alarm and access control equipment. Does not include cover sheet, one-line, details, panel layout, point-to-point or hook-up drawings.
Each floor done concurrent with lock permitting (up to 20 locations per floor) $75*
Each floor not concurrent with lock permitting (up to 20 locations per floor) 100 *
Each additional 20 devices after the first 20 on the same floor $75*
Electric Lock Signage
Sign 1 - "PUSH TO EXIT" (plastic, no Braille) $20
Sign 2 - "THIS DOOR TO REMAIN UNLOCKED WHILE BUILDING OCCUPIED" (sticker) $10
Sign 3 - "PUSH/PULL TO RELEASE DOOR IN AN EMERGENCY" (Braille, plastic) $40
Sign 4 - "PUSH UNTIL ALARM SOUNDS. DOOR CAN BE OPENED IN 15 SECONDS" (plastic) $40
Site Survey walk site to obtain exit sign and other required building information. $50/hr*
Other Services
GDS Hourly Rate (Labor to create drawings and to provide miscellaneous CAD services) $75/hr
Non-AutoCAD plans (Labor to clean-up PDFs, scans, hardcopies, etc...to use in AutoCAD) $75/hr
Reproduction Fees (per sheet not already included in drawing package) $5
Expedite Fee (When available this fee puts your job at the front of the line to be done next) $250
All plans are submitted to the AHJ either online, shipped, or available for pickup at our office. City/County plan review and inspection fees are not included.
* price change from previous price list
** The clock for "five business days or its free" begins once we have received the job name, address, CAD file, exit signs and parts list

Fire Alarm Permit Drawings

All fire alarm jobs start within 10 business days or they are free**
Fire Alarm Design Includes device layout, NAC wiring shown, one-line diagram, battery/voltage drop calculations, spec sheet, stamp, 3 sets printed.
Base Fee (includes one floor with one power supply and all initiating devices). $650
Each additional floor or power supply at same building $300
Each duplicate (identical) floor previously engineered by GDS $75
Small Fire Alarm Design one floor with less than 10 initiating & notification devices $450
Each additional floor or power supply at same building $300
EVAC Plans installed in conjunction with base fee above $250
Each additional floor or power supply at same building $50
Emergency Alarm/Hazard Plans installed in conjunction with base fee above $250
Each additional floor or power supply at same building. $50
Apartment Fire Alarm Design
Base Fee $650
Each apartment unit $20
Each additional free standing building in the complex (Clubhouse, Leasing office, etc.). $300
Each duplicate (identical) floor at each building previously engineered by GDS $75
Apartment Garage Floor Fee $150
Fire Alarm SLC Loop Only – initiating devices only (water flow, tamper, smoke, fire pull, ansul, etc.). Includes device layout, one-line, battery calculations, spec sheet, stamp, 3 sets printed.
Base Fee (Includes one floor, 1-50 devices) . $385
Each additional floor at same building (1 - 50 devices) $150
Additional Items Added to Fire Alarm Design
SLC loop show circuit with no address (25 devices) $25
SLC loop show addresses with no circuit (25 devices) $25
SLC loop show circuit and address (25 devices) $50
NAC acircuit show address (25 devices) $50
NAC Address Shown (1-25 devices) $25
Revisions (changes to a plan after plans are approved but before it passes inspection)
Incidental changes missing or incorrect information on plans no charge*
Change in the scope of work $285
Each additional floor at same building $50
Bill of materials fire alarm device layout for bid purposes. Includes device layout and device count.
Base Fee (includes one floor with one power supply and all initiating devices). $75
Each additional floor or power supply at same building $50
Fire Alarm Stamping - Design by Others GDS does not stamp plans designed by others
Other Services
GDS Hourly Rate (Labor to create drawings and to provide miscellaneous CAD services) $75/hr
Non-AutoCAD plans (Labor to clean up PDFs, scans, hardcopies, etc. to use in AutoCAD) $75/hr
Reproduction Fees (per sheet not already included in drawing package) $5
Expedite Fee (When available this fee puts your job at the front of the line to be done next) $250
All plans are submitted to the AHJ either online, shipped, or available for pickup at our office. City/County plan review and inspection fees are not included.
* Price change from previous price list
** The clock for “ten business days or its free” begins once we have received the job name, address, CAD file, FACP/FCPS locations and parts list

Security As-Built Drawings

Access Control Submittal / As-Built Drawings these drawing packages are priced ala cart based on the criteria mandated by the user or security consultant. For submittal drawings, the base fee is always included and typical packages have a riser/one-line diagram, device layout floor plans, panel hook-up diagram, panel layout with pointto-point information, and associated details of devices being installed. As-built drawings are estimated at 20% of the submittal cost, or priced at $75 per hour to turn the submittal drawings into as-built drawings based on markups provided of changes made in the field during installation.
Base Fee $400
Security / CCTV Device Layout Sheets
Each floor (1-25 card reader or camera locations) $100
Each floor (26-50 card reader or camera locations) $175
Each floor (51-75 card reader or camera locations) $250
Each floor (76-100 card reader or camera locations) $325
Riser or One-Line Diagram
Each floor (1-25 card reader or camera locations) $50
Each floor (26-50 card reader or camera locations) $100
Each floor (51-75 card reader or camera locations) $150
Each floor (76-100 card reader or camera locations) $200
Panel Layout
Each 8 reader Panel or Rack $50
Each 16 reader Panel or Rack $100
Hook-up Diagram $100 or $75/hr to create
Details / Elevations
Simple $50
Custom $75/hr to create
O&M Manuals
Documentation Each Binder Tab in PDF Format $30
Printing will be done by others for large jobs, includes table of contents
Assembly Each binder put together with documentation, tabs, cover, includes binder and tabs $100
Convert Submittal Drawing to As-Built Drawing $75/hr (or 20% of Submittal Cost)
Show Drawings device layout including cameras, burglar alarm and access control equipment. Does not include cover sheet, one-line, details, panel layout, point-to-point or hook-up drawings.
Each floor done concurrent with lock permitting (up to 20 locations per floor) $75 *
Each floor not concurrent with lock permitting (up to 20 locations per floor) $100 *
Each additional 20 devices after the first 20 on the same floor $75 *
Other Services
GDS Hourly Rate (Labor to create drawings and to provide miscellaneous CAD services) $75/hr
Non-AutoCAD plans (Labor to clean up PDFs, scans, hardcopies, etc…to use in AutoCAD) $75/hr
Reproduction Fees (per sheet not already included in drawing package) $5
Expedite Fee (When available this fee puts your job at the front of the line to be done next) $250
* Price change from previous price list

3D Laser Scanning

3D Laser Scanning Our laser scanning service includes a site survey of your residential or commercial property. Each room of the property will be scanned to create a 3D point cloud file of the property. The 3D image will be used in AutoCAD to create very accurate 2D floorplan of the existing structure. You will receive both the AutoCAD and point cloud files. We use the Faro Focus M70 for all our point cloud scanning. It will work indoor and outdoor with a range of 70 meters and is accurate within 3 millimeters.
Base Fee $500 *
Each square foot of building being scanned $1 *
Site Plan $200 *
Building Elevation $75/hr *
Other Services
GDS Hourly Rate Labor to create drawings and provide miscellaneous CAD services $75/hr
Reproduction Fees per sheet not already included in drawing package $5 *
* Price change from previous price list
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