Beginning Phases of Building a Pole Barn

Beginning Phases of Building a Pole Barn

If you’ve finally decided to build a pole building in Ohio, you may be wondering what the first steps entail. Luckily, you’ve already completed step one, which is deciding to build a barn! But what comes next? Continue reading for a basic overview of the beginning phases of building a pole barn:


Determine Your Needs

Farm buildings in Ohio can be used for a variety of things, but how are you going to use your barn? Determining your needs, such as what you are going to use your barn for and how large you want it to be, are both crucial before completing the next steps.

Check With Local Building Codes

Before any construction begins, checking with your local building codes is very important. You may be unaware that your town or county has specific building codes that you must abide by when constructing any agricultural buildings in Ohio. Examples include building size, segment, and setbacks from property lines. You may also need a permit. If this is the case, here at MQS Structures, it is the customer’s responsibility to apply for the permit if it is required to build any post frame buildings in Ohio.

Request a Quote

Once you are knowledgeable on your township or county building codes, you can now request a quote from our custom post frame builders in Ohio. We suggest checking with local codes first, so you know that the measurements you want are allowed on your property. We have a very convenient online form you can fill out with as much information you can provide, or you can give us a call at (855) 677-3334 to speak with one of our custom horse barn builders in Ohio.

Final Design

After you have sent in your request for a quote, our builders will then begin working with you to come up with a design to fulfill your pole barn dreams. Some things we will discuss with you include colors, doors, windows, interior and exterior features, etc. If you are unsure what features will be best on your custom pole barns in Ohio, we will be more than happy to offer our expert opinion.

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