Your architect has thorough understanding of the context surrounding permissions and consents for building work, as well as knowledge of local planning policies.
They will advise you on the requirements of your home improvement project, collate information and produce the drawings you need, and submit the application on your behalf.
Most building work, unless it is a minor refurbishment, requires some sort of permission to be granted before it can go ahead. You might be required to apply for several permissions consecutively, depending on the extent of the work you wish to carry out, the location and type of property.
Planning application and criteria vary between England & Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Your architect, who has knowledge and experience of local planning policy, will be able to advise you.Get started with your Project