Your Vision in Print
The drawings can help you envision your project and ensure that you’re happy with about what the outcome will be before you start. Scaled drawings can also help the contractor verify what the complete project will be like, right down to intricate details for instance the location of the power sockets, light fixtures, and radiators.
Do I Require Planning Permission for A Garage Conversion Swansea?
Planning permission is not normally needed to convert a garage into a living space, provided that the work is interior and doesn’t involve extending the building. In some circumstances permitted development rights have been eradicated by the condition that might stop a garage being converted without planning permission. This is the situation for properties situated in a housing estate or in a conservation area.
Will I Need Building Regulations Approval?
The transformation of a garage into habitable space usually necessitates approval under the Building Regulations, as this form of conversion comprises of ‘a change of use.’
You must alert your local council of the imminent project by submitting a building notice or full plans application.
A building control officer will have to inspect your project a number of times during the process to ensure that everything is acceptable and in compliance with the Building Regulations, so they are able to provide a certificate of completion.