What is a Building Warrant?

Posted by Colin Taylor on Jun 5, 2020 11:05:59 AM

A Building Warrant is issued by the local Building Control office after they have reviewed all the detailed design information for the new home. Once the building control office has verified that the building design complies with all the sections of the national building regulations they will issue a building warrant which will allow work to begin on-site.

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Topics: selfbuild, homebuilding, building warrant

How do I get planning permission for my self build plot?

Posted by Raphael Coppini on Mar 20, 2020 9:11:41 AM

The planning process can be difficult to navigate and can seem like an insurmountable obstacle without the right approach. In this post we’ll clarify what planning is, how it’s different from building control, and among other things how Neat Living can help you. 

We also discuss the benefits of using the pre-application for planning service available from local authorities. It is a much underused tool which we discuss below. 

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Topics: selfbuild, planning permission, building warrant

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