Michael Campbell Design, LC company policies and copyright notice are as follows.
Returns of Study Sets, Design Sets, Estimate Sets, and Construction Drawing sets are not allowed. All sales are final and no credit or refund is available.
It is illegal to make copies of any house plans after purchase (see copyright notice below). Once you have purchased a set of Construction Drawings you may purchase additional prints if ordered within six (6) months from the original purchase date. To do so please contact our office.
Multiple Use License
Purchase of a house plan gives the customer the right to build one (1) and only one house with said plans.
Please note that multiple use agreements are available for building contractors only, for an additional fee. Please contact us if you are a builder interested in using a house plan multiple times.
All house plans presented on this website are protected by copyright. Reproduction of these house plans, either in whole or in part, including any form of copying and/or preparation of derivative works thereof, for any reason without prior written permission from Michael Campbell Design, LC is strictly prohibited. The purchase of a set of house plans in no way transfers to the buyer any copyright or other ownership interest in the plan or the design of the dwelling unit. The purchase of a set of house plans provides the buyer a limited license to use that set of house plans for the construction of one, and only one, dwelling unit. The purchase of additional sets of that house plan at a reduced price from the original set or as part of a multiple set package does not convey to the buyer a license to construct more than one dwelling unit.
Similarly, the purchase of reproducible house plans (PDFs) carries the same copyright protection as mentioned above. It is generally allowed to make up to a maximum of 10 copies for the construction of a single dwelling unit only. To use any house plan more than once, and to avoid any copyright/license infringement, it is necessary to contact Michael Campbell Design, LC to receive a release and license to make copies. It should be noted that as copyrighted material, making photocopies from blueprints/blacklines is illegal.
Copyright and licensing of house plans for construction exists to protect all parties. It respects and supports the intellectual property of the original residential designer.
Copyright law has been reinforced over the past few years. Willful infringement could cause result in statutory damages up to $100,000 plus attorney's fees and loss of profits.
After purchasing a set of house plans, additional sets of those plans are available within six months of the purchase date of the original set of plans. After six months from the purchase date of the original set of plans, a new set of plans must be purchased.
Michael Campbell Design, LC has put substantial care and effort into the creation of its house plans. Michael Campbell Design, LC authorizes the use of its house plans on the express condition that its customers strictly comply with all local building codes, zoning requirements and other applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances. Because Michael Campbell Design, LC cannot provide on-site consultation, supervision or control over actual construction, and because of great variance in local building requirements and practices, in addtion to soil, seismic, weather and other conditions, Michael Campbell Design, LC cannot make any warranty, express or implied, with respect to the content or use of its house plans, including but not limited to any warranty of merchantability or of fitness for a particular purpose.