Permitted Development

Plan for Planning Permission

Planning Permission – everybody needs it, but no one knows much about it. We’re going to break everything down for you. If you are planning to do an extension, the chances are, you will require permission from your local council, be that through Permitted Development of...

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Permitted Development: Lofts

Lofts conversions are a fantastic way to gain some much needed space as they are usually very generous in the floor area that they add. Our Design Team have loads of design solutions but they are subject to a properties specific characteristics and local planning...

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Your Build, Under Control

There are lots of components to any Build, regardless of the size of the project. Our clients frequently ask us what they need to consider prior to starting works, and the main things to tick off your list are Planning Permission, Party Wall Agreements, your...

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Permit your Development

There are several types of application that you can submit to your local council. Our Design Team have tons of experience in submitting planning applications, and they’ll be able to best advise which is most appropriate for your scheme.   Depending on the size and character of...

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Who’s the Best in the South West?

When it comes to designing your home extension, your local council will influence your design as they do have the final say on whether it’s allowed. For this reason, it is certainly useful to have someone who knows what those guidelines are. At Build Team,...

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Permitted Development: How does it compare?

Amendments that fall within a certain criteria can be made to your property under Permitted Development; this means you don’t need to apply for full planning permission. While Permitted Development (PD) can be applied to most properties, it does not apply to flats, maisonettes or...

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Do I Need Full Planning?

A question we are frequently asked by clients is whether they can build their side return extension under Permitted Development, rather than submitting a full Planning Application.   In 2013, for a period of three years until May 2016, legislation came into force which allowed for an...

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