Saltbox- 12′ x 20′ Detached One-Car Garage


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The Saltbox – A 12′ x 20′ saltbox style one-car garage featuring a saltbox roof, modern design elements, fixed window ribbons along two sides, a vaulted roof with skylight and 200 square feet of finished interior floor space.



The 12′ x 20′ Saltbox style one-car garage plan

Measuring 12′ x 20′, The Saltbox style one-car garage plan is a simple but modern garage. With a saltbox roof form featuring rough finished stucco, 12 ft vaulted ceilings, 21″ deep overhangs, large ribbon windows, a typical 8′ wide x 7′ tall overhead door and a large single skylight.

Quick Facts:

  • 12′-0″ wide x 20′ deep
  • Saltbox style roof with 21″ overhangs
  • Modern style elements
  • Single overhead garage door
  • 240 sf footprint

  • 200 sf interior floor space
  • 12′ tall vaulted ceilings
  • Combination rough finished stucco & cementicious siding
  • One parking stalls
  • Potential ceiling storage


The Exterior

The 12′ x 20′ Saltbox style one-car garage plan is a simple but modern garage, with a saltbox roof form & featuring 12 ft vaulted ceilings beneath a stick framed rafter roof. With it’s unique roof form, large fixed ribbon windows and a large single skylight, this one-car garage plan is sure to stand out in a good way! You’ll find the modern doors and windows compliment the contemporary aesthetic details found on our 12′ x 20′ Saltbox style one-car garage plan.

Complete with painted skirting & head trim, the predominantly stucco cladding is seamless, with little trim other than what’s required under the BCBC for windows and doors. The asphalt shingle roof specified can be easily substituted for standing seam metal roofing. The rafters could be also be substituted for engineered trusses and a full ceiling to offer some potential secondary storage for those seasonal items. With 21″ roof overhangs and a gravel rock pit for your two-pipe drainage system, this one-car garage fits anywhere in British Columbia.

The Interior

On the interior, you have a painted drywall finish with with one parking stall measuring 18′-8″ deep x 10′-4″ wide. Access to the garage comes from a dedicated garage entrance off a 36″ wide side entrance door or through the 8′ wide by 7′ tall rolling overhead garage doors. With 200 SF of interior floor space, this 12′ wide x 20′ deep detached garage can easily offer additional storage space on a partial or complete ceiling depending on your local municipal requirements. Contact us for more details

The Saltbox style one-car garage plan has a finished floor to ceiling height of 9′-0″, and 12′ at the peak, it can easily offer additional storage space on a partial or complete ceiling depending on your local municipal requirements. Contact us for more details Ceiling mounted compact fluorescent lights are typical inside with ample wall receptacles specified off of a dedicated 60 AMP electrical sub-panel.

Garage Plan Package Includes:

  • Garage floor plan
  • Two garage sections
  • Garage roof plan
  • Exterior elevations
  • 3D interior & exterior perspectives
  • Wall Legend
  • Construction Assemblies
  • Door & window schedules
  • General specifications
  • Project Data
  • Project Scope
  • Drawing Legend
  • Homeowner instruction guide


Included For a Limited Time Only:

  • Garage electrical layout
  • Garage reflected ceiling plan
  • Foundation plan
  • Footing & soffit details

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Product Line

Parking Stalls

1 Stall


12 Feet


20 Feet


240 sf

Square Footage

200 sf

Interior Ceiling Height

9 Feet

Vaulted Ceilings


Garage Door Width

8 Feet

Garage Door Height

7 Feet



Climatic Zone

BC – Zone 4, BC – Zone 5 to 7a, BC – Zone 7b & 8

Cladding Type

Acrylic Stucco Siding, Cementicious Fiberboard Siding

Roof Style

Saltbox Roof

Roof Slope

12:12 Slope, 6:12 Slope

Roof Structure

Stick Frame Rafters

Roofing Material

Ashphalt Shingle Roofing

Roof Overhang

21 Inches

Number of Windows

3 Windows



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Construction Details


Foundation Type

8" Concrete Foundation on 24" Wide Strip Footings

Structural Engineering Included


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2 reviews for Saltbox- 12′ x 20′ Detached One-Car Garage

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    Andrew Deasman

    I wanted to move the window on the right side so it wasn’t in front of a tree. I just manually wrote on the plans and the city took it no problem. I going to start building right away.

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    I love this little workshop, I like the windows they add so much light!

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