Drawing Proposed Plans
Using the existing drawings as a starting point I will draw up several proposed options
for your approval .
Hopefully you will like one of the option I have designed .
We will then discuss the designs and make any changes until you are completely happy
Proposed plans will include
Proposed floor plans 1:100 scale
Proposed Elevations 1:100 scale
Proposed Block plan 1: 200 scale (Aerial plan showing garden boundaries)
Water management statement - Agreeing to add water butts to rain water pipes and
soak away to any new hard standing surface .
The Planning Process Explained
Survey of Existing Property
The first stage of any planning application is to produce accurate plans of the existing
This involves measuring all rooms,windows,doors and garden boundaries,this will usually
take about 2 hours .
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Discuss how you would like to extend or change your home, what sort of rooms extra
space your looking to create .
Produce an external design which you like and is acceptable for planning consent
Drawing Existing Plans
Using the survey information I will produce the existing plans of your home .
Existing floor plans 1:100 scale
Existing Elevations 1:100 scale
Existing Block plan 1: 200 scale (Aerial plan showing garden boundaries)
I will then send you these plans for your approval , I prefer to send plans electronically
as Jpeg or PDF files , I can also print if required .
Submission of Plans to Local Authority
When you are completely happy with the plans, I will submit the plans electronically
to local authority .
Submitting plans electronically saves paper , printing costs and energy .
It will be necessary to purchase an ordinance surveyor map of your area (2 hectares
at 1:1250 scale) at a cost of £20.00 .
The local authority fee for submitting a domestic planning application is £150.00
(Wychavon 2011) may vary slightly in other areas .
It can take up to a couple of weeks to register your application depending on volume
of submissions .
Once registered planner have 8 week to reach a decision on your application .
If the planner see any problem with plans they will give us the chance to amend plans
before the decision is made .
If planning is refused we have 1 free chance to amend plans based on planner objections
and resubmit free of charge .
If planning is refused I will refund my fee , but not the fees paid to local authority
or map fees .
Once you have planning approval you have 3 years to start work or Planning approval
will expire .
To be judged to have started work you must have laid foundations as a minimum .
To Legally begin work you must have full planning approval or a building notice application
Building notice - Once you have made a building notice application you can start
work in 48 hours (Fee £482 for 10m2 - 40m2)
Full Planning - Detailed construction plans are submitted for building regulation
approval (Fee £482 for 10m2 - 40m2)
These will usually be produce by a qualified architect and cost about £500.00 and
take 5-8 week to get approved.
For more information on Building regulation fees , Building notices and Full planning
please visit the site below
South worcester building control ( Malvern Hills District council site )