Examples of a site plan

Here are some examples of different types of site plans, showcasing a range of complexities and purposes:

Example 1: Residential Site Plan

Description: A simple site plan for a single-family home, including the house, driveway, landscaping, and utility lines.


  • Property boundaries
  • Footprint of the house
  • Driveway and parking area
  • Landscaping (trees, shrubs, lawns)
  • Utility lines (water, sewer, electrical)
  • North arrow and scale

Example 2: Commercial Site Plan

Description: A more complex site plan for a commercial property, such as a shopping center, including multiple buildings, parking lots, and access roads.


  • Property boundaries
  • Multiple buildings with dimensions
  • Parking lots with marked spaces
  • Access roads and pathways
  • Landscaping and green spaces
  • Utility lines and drainage systems
  • Zoning information and setbacks

Example 3: Urban Development Site Plan

Description: A detailed site plan for an urban development project, including mixed-use buildings, public spaces, and transportation infrastructure.


  • Property boundaries and neighboring properties
  • Mixed-use buildings (residential, commercial)
  • Streets, sidewalks, and bike lanes
  • Public spaces (parks, plazas)
  • Transportation infrastructure (bus stops, subway entrances)
  • Landscaping and green spaces
  • Utility lines and public amenities

Example 4: Landscape Design Site Plan

Description: A site plan focused on landscape design, showing detailed planting plans, hardscape features, and water elements.


  • Property boundaries
  • Detailed planting plans (trees, shrubs, flower beds)
  • Hardscape features (patios, walkways, retaining walls)
  • Water features (ponds, fountains)
  • Irrigation systems
  • Lighting plan
  • North arrow and scale

Example 5: Construction Site Plan

Description: A site plan used for construction purposes, highlighting the layout of the construction site, including temporary structures, storage areas, and safety zones.


  • Property boundaries
  • Footprint of the proposed building
  • Temporary structures (site office, storage)
  • Material storage areas
  • Safety zones and barriers
  • Access roads and pathways
  • Utility connections
  • Construction timeline and phases

These examples illustrate the variety of site plans that can be created, depending on the specific requirements of the project. Each plan serves a different purpose and includes unique elements tailored to the type of development or use case.