Planning your Home Extension

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  1. Find out whether the Extension will be Permitted Development or if it will require Planning Permission. Your local council will tell you.
  2. Check if you live within a Conservation Area.
  3. Find out if theHouse has already been Extended
  4. Decide on how much you would be willing to Spend on the Construction Cost
  5. Find out how yourHouse Extension Plans will affect your current Heating and Electrics
  6. Make Sure that you Consider Building Regulations Approvals not just Planning Permission
  7. Consider Your Preferences for Materials.
  8. Make Sure that you get an Accurate Price for the Building Work
  9. Don’t Forget About the Garden.
  10. Make Sure You Choose a Reputable Builder.
  11. Allow enough time to obtain Planning Permission and Building Control approval.
  12. Make Sure that you Deal with any Party Wall Awards that are Required
  13. Make Sure that you Deal with any Water Company Build-Over AgreementsT
  14. Take Photographs at Every Stage.
  15. If in doubt, consult a professional