Mar 28, 2023 Building a Custom Home

Building a New Home in Plain City/Union County, OH

Are you thinking of building a new home in Plain City/Union County, OH? It’s easy to see why the area is a popular choice for building. Plain City is a village on the edge of both Union and Madison counties in Central OH – just outside of Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. It has a small-town feel, while being close to everything. Wayne Homes has all the information you need to start your journey to your new home. The first step in building a new home in Union County is to determine your budget.

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What is your buying power?

Plain City, Ohio’s cost of living is 11% lower than the national average. That’s great news, but how much is it going to cost to build in Plain City? There are many factors, including the cost of land, excavation, and which floor plan you choose. However, almost anything is possible once you define your buying power.

In order to do that, you need to get pre-approved for financing. Our preferred lender, Premier Bank, knows the ins and outs of the Wayne Homes process and they are well-prepared to get you qualified for a new home! Simply contact Premier Bank to get started, and you will be pre-approved before you know it.

Where do you want to build in Plain City, OH?

Jodie Monebrake, licensed realtor local to Plain City, OH
Jodie Monebrake, licensed realtor local to Plain City, OH.

If you don’t already have land, you’ll need to purchase a homesite. Since Wayne Homes is a custom on-your-lot builder, your next step toward a home will be identifying your land. A good place to start is by working with a licensed Realtor, like our preferred real estate partner in the area, Jodie Monebrake.

However, you absolutely can start a land search on Zillow or on your own to identify potential home sites in Plain City. You’ll just need to work with an attorney to finalize the deal if you choose not to work with a Realtor. Wayne Homes’ helpful guide to Choosing a Home Site will give you all the details you need to navigate finding land in Plain City, Ohio.

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What permits do I need to build in Plain City, OH?

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If you are building in Plain City, Ohio, then you will be in either Madison or Union County. At Wayne Homes, all homeowners have a designated Production Administrator (PA) who assists in determining what permits are needed and what applications need to be made (for utilities, permits, etc.). This person guides our homeowners through the process and is a great resource for making this step of the building journey more manageable.

When building in Plain City it is the resident’s responsibility to obtain all applicable permits from both the Village of Plain City/Village of West Jefferson and the County.

Permits required:

  • Zoning permit application – Wayne Homes applies for the building permit on behalf of our homeowners
  • The village of West Jefferson handles permits for Plain City

Which Wayne Homes floor plan should I choose?

There are many Wayne Homes floor plans being built in Plain County, but the most popular floor plans include these homes:

These floor plans range in size from 1548 square feet to 2714 square feet and from ranch-style to two-story. However, the right floor plan is more about you than what others are building.

The best way to determine what works best for your style, budget, and lot is by visiting a Model Home Sales Center.

The closest Wayne Homes Model Center to Plain City is our Delaware Model Center.

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Amanda Darling, Sales Manager at the Delaware Model Center, says Plain City is conveniently located between Dublin, OH (a suburb of Columbus) and Marysville, OH, putting everything within a short drive. Plain City offers more affordable land and good schools. Plain City’s small town feel is one of its biggest draws as well as its proximity to lots of attractions and amenities. If Plain City sounds like a great place to call home, then you’ve got to call us and schedule an appointment!

Remember, after you meet with a New Home Consultant at one of our locations, Wayne Homes is available to do a complementary homesite evaluation for you! This will help you further narrow down your land choices before you make the purchase.

We hope this gives you the information you need to get started on your journey to a new home in Plain City, Ohio with Wayne Homes.

Do you have questions about building a new home in Plain City/Union County, OH? We have answers! Contact us today.

About Wayne Homes

Wayne Homes is a custom homebuilder in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, and West Virginia (see all Model Home Centers). We offer more than 50 fully customizable floorplans and a team dedicated to providing the best experience in the home building industry. For more information, Ask Julie by Live Chat or call us at (866) 253-6807.

Disclaimer: The details of this blog are accurate as of the publish date, but are subject to change.

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