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We are inundated with enquires of project that have been started only to find out that even though planning wasn't required building regulations were. whoops. the result is a costly experience, as on site revisions will prove expensive if you propose not to get it right the first time.

We provide a fast efficient bespoke all-in-one building regulation plan and submission service for your home extension or loft conversion.

 I've already received planning planning approval!

have you gained planning permission for your development and now need a set of detailed drawings to submit to building control?

if this is the case send us your drawing or application number and we will complete the process of gaining building regulations for you, we will prepare new drawings with bespoke construction details and specification. why not generate a quote here or contact us here for a firm quote. we will have your plans submitted and approved with the minimal of fuss.

  Are the building regulations unnecessary?

The answer is no, think of it as the instructions you get with a flat pack, without the instructions you may be able to put up a chest of draws but you could be sure to have a hand full of bits and bobs at the end. it the same with your home extension loft conversion or alteration. to know where a steel is to be placed, what size pad-stone? is a connection required? is there enough clearance for me to place the staircase here? can I use the existing rafters? how much light and ventilation will I require for this room? the list goes on. the truth is - if your builder missed one of these questions its a fact that it will need to be corrected at a cost which will usually be passed to you the home owner trying to get things done and dusted, the internet is riddled with stories like this Google it.

PDF File Size Building Regulation Guides Description
Building Regulations Explanatory Booklet 1.16 MB A full overview on the legal Building Regulations in England & Wales (relevant to anyone planning to carry out building projects).
Party Wall etc. ACT 1196_Booklet 1.09 MB Explanation on how the Part Wall Act may affect you if you’re planning to carry out work covered by the Act or receive notification under the Act of proposed work by your neighbours.
Part L & Part P Changes - April 2005 283 KB The energy efficiency and electrical safety measures introduced as part of the Government’s strategy to tackle climate change.
Domestic Heating Compliance Guide - April 2006 757 KB Guidance on complying with the Building Regulations Part L for conventional space heating systems and hot water service systems in properties.

Building Regulations plans

What are the Building Regulations?

The Building Regulations apply to building work in England & Wales and set standards for the design and construction of buildings to ensure the safety and health for people in or about those buildings. They also include requirements to ensure that fuel and power is conserved and facilities are provided for people, including those with disabilities, to access and move around inside buildings.

Do you need building regulation drawings?

We provide a full building control service including sap calculations, structural calculations, detailed drawing and specifications Material listing and costing

 

If you have approved planning drawings

We are aware that many architectural companies will only provide you with planning drawings, in this circumstance We may prepare your building regulation application from a set of approved planning drawings. We will review your design and return with a quote within 24-48hrs. Our regularisation prices start from as low as £395 for an extension., just send a (PDF, DXF, DWG, JPEG) copy to us at info@sharpeplan.co.uk and we will take it from there.

 

Council submission.

As part of our standard service we will submit your application and follow communications with your local council through to approval.

 

Structural calculations

We will also include a quote for structural calculations if required.

Get your full building regulations Quote here

 

Building Regulations

STOP! Failure to comply with the Building Regulations

If you do not follow the building control procedures set out for handling your building work or you carry out building work which does not comply with the requirements contained in the Building Regulations you will have rectify them. or face enforcement Action

Is Building Regulations approval the same as planning permission?

No, Building Regulations approval is a separate matter from obtaining planning permission for your work. Similarly, receiving any planning permission which your work may require is not the same as taking action to ensure that it complies with the Building Regulations.

What will I need Building Regulation approval for FAQ?

Building Notice carries the risk of non compliant work having to be rectified on site subsequent to the Surveyor’s inspections.

The Building Regulations apply not only to the construction of new domestic and commercial buildings but also to the alteration and extension of existing buildings and upon the change of use of certain properties.

 
 
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