Permitted Development

Permitted Development rights are a series of rights granted by the government on properties and land. There are many different rules and regulations, however in principle small house holder alterations are allowed. However, these rights do not fall on all properties and land. To find out whether your project has permitted development rights, please fill in an enquiry form at the bottom of the page.  

1

Arrange a site visit/ online meeting, to discuss your project (including planning process, CDM regulations, procurement route, project brief, project timeline, design aspirations, budget and appropriate consultants.

2

Issue fee proposal and appointment documents tailored to your project.

3

Carry out appropriate survey or recommend a surveyor consultant. (Project size and complexity will affect this)

4

Draw existing drawings and issue for client approval / receive existing survey from external surveyor company.

5

Consult with appointed consultants and implement information into initial design drawings.

6

Issue proposed drawings according to the project brief, to client and consultants.

7

Amend any drawings where necessary and get final sign off from client.

8

Submit for a Certificate of Lawful Development or Prior Notification.

9

Subject to an approved decision notice from the council, proceed with technical building regulation drawings to produce a tender package of information for a contractor.

10

Issue initial technical drawings to appropriate consultants and client for their information input.

11

Update drawings to suit comments from consultants and client.

12

Submit to local building control authority or approved inspector for checking.

13

Create a private tender for building contractors and issue to 3-5 building contractor (these can be our/your recommendations.

14

Review council/ approve inspector’s response and amend the drawings accordingly.

15

Issue updates to tender invites.

16

Review building contractor responses with clients in a fair and professional manner comparing cost, quality and time.

17

Define two chosen contractors and arrange visit to inspect their previous/live projects.

18

Recommend appropriate contractor project.

Carry out contract administration role if approved.

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