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Oakville Expandable One-Car Garage Plans


The Oakville series of free garage and workshop plans starts with this sturdy, 16' wide, one bay garage with pull-down stairs to a high and dry storage loft. You can build yours at 22', 24' or 26' deep. Leave plenty of room on either side. The free blueprints include drawings for 12' wide expansion sheds for more storage space or garage bays or for your hobby shop. Construction of this building uses standard 2x6 studs and 2x8 roof rafters.



Front View



Floor Plan


Oakville Garage with an optional Expansion Shed




The plan set that you can download can help you build a 16' wide by 24', 26' or 28' deep one-car garage. You can build your garage with one or two additional parking bays right away or expand it in the future. Or, you can add side storage or workshop spaces. You can use almost any exterior materials, so you can match your home's siding and roof materials. All of the options and add-ons help you to customize your building now or any time in the future.



Heights: Main Garage Ridge Height - 20'-4", Main Garage Side-Wall Height - 12'-0", Main Garage Ceiling Height - 8'-5", Loft Height at center: 7'-8", Loft Height at the eave side outside walls: 2'-8", Expansion Shed Side-Wall Height - 8'-1", Roof Pitch of Main Garage: 12/12, Roof Pitch of Expansion Sheds: 3/12

Mean Roof Height: 16' (Most Building Departments will accept the Mean Roof Height as the overall height for sloped roof buildings)

Expansion Shed Areas: 12'x24' - 288 SF

Doors: Overhead garage doors are 8' wide and 7' high.


What's Included on the plans?


1/4" Scale Floor Plans

1/4" Scale Roof and Loft Framing Plans

1/4" Scale Exterior Elevations

1/4" Scale Building Section

Builder's Specifications


3/4" Scale Wall Sections

1" Scale Footing Details

Structural Frame Isometric

Door & Window Framing Details

Expansion Garage Drawings


The plan set that you'll receive includes optional foundation and slab details to suit your needs. They include drawings for a variety of options and expansion sheds. Material lists may be printed below.

 About downloading these plans


You'll have almost immediate access to your plans on an Adobe Acrobat (PDF) file that you can print on your computer's printer. You'll need a copy of the Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you don't have one already, you can download a free copy now.


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Have these plans reviewed by your building department or by an experienced building professional who knows local conditions before you purchase materials or start to build. The design and the plans may have to be modified by a local professional to suit your site's conditions, building and zoning codes and weather requirements.


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