Do we need both Planning Permission and a Building Warrant?
yes/no, both are treated as two separate entities, although you may not need Planning Permission if your proposals fall within the Permitted Development Guide. You will always require a Building Warrant for any conversions or extensions to your property
How long does it take to produce a complete set of drawings?
usually 2/3 working days from carrying out the site measurement survey
How long does a measurement survey take to carry out?
normally around an hour
What times can the survey be carried out at as we work 9am – 5pm every day?
anytime, evening or weekends included. Whatever time suit you, we will work around your commitments
What happens after my applications are submitted?
You can view your applications on line via the Local Authorities Website and we will be in dialogue with the council and will keep you informed every step of the way
How long does it take to get a decision on my Planning Permission Application?
it usually takes around 8 weeks from the point of validation for your decision notice to be issued
How long does it take to get a decision on my Building Warrant Application?
it usually takes around 4 weeks for the initial feedback to be received form the Building Control Officer
How do I track my applications progress?
at every stage, you will know exactly what position your application(s) are currently sitting at as we will provide you will regular updates and you can view these anytime on the Local Authorities Website
Does my application(s) comply with the latest legislation in relation to Planning and Building Warrant laws?
yes all applications are governed by the latest Construction Legislation, Safety Regulations and the current Building Standards
What if I change some of my plans after I submit my applications?
we will not charge any additional fees if the changes are minimal, although the council may charge a further processing fee for processing amendments