Building Regulations Applications

8 WILLOW GROVE,  SOUTH WOODHAM FERRERS, CHELMSFORD, CM3 8RA


09.00 TO 18.00

MONDAY TO FRIDAY 

(EVENING AND WEEKEND APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE)

CONTACT US  

01245 835855 

plans@gpodesigns.co.uk


Building Regulations Applications 

Most building works (with a few notable exceptions) require Building Regulations Approval.

 

There are two main routes to this, these are through the submission of either a Building Notice or a Building Control Full Plans Application.  We recommend the Full Plans application route for most projects and have partnered with Chelmsford City Council under the LABC Partner Authority Scheme to be able to offer you an improved building control service.  We also work with a number of Approved Inspectors who are independent from the Council.


The Full Plans Application process requires the production of fully detailed plans providing details of the construction materials (including dimensions and strengths), detailed specifications and structural calculations. The Local Authority then review the plans for compliance with the Building Regulations and providing the plans are compliant (and complete) they permit work to proceed in accordance with the plans. The Local Authority inspects the work as it proceeds at various stages.

 

Full Plans Applications are highly recommended for new build projects and for very complex projects. They are essential where Building Notices are not permitted -for example for commercial projects or works adjacent to sewers.

 

GPO Designs typically take three weeks to complete a Full Plans Application and Local Authorities take around five to eight weeks to review and approve the plans. For urgent jobs please ask us about our Fast Track Service.


FIXED FEE SERVICES

BUILDING REGULATIONS APPLICATION SERVICE

For many jobs we offer the fixed prices below. 

For simple jobs we may well be able to offer a better price and for more complicated jobs, applications for new dwellings or for other application types please contact us to discuss your requirements and to receive a quotation.

We aim to offer very competitive pricing and may be able to price match if you've found an equivalent service elsewhere -please contact us for more information.

FOR SINGLE STOREY EXTENSIONS AND SMALL PROJECTS*

£500

Includes:


- Building regulations full plans application


- Liaison with Structural Engineer


- Updates in response to comments from Building Control Authority or from Contractors


- Telephone/ Email support during construction


FOR LOFT CONVERSIONS AND LARGER EXTENSIONS*

£900

Includes:


- Building regulations full plans application


- Liaison with Structural Engineer


- Updates in response to comments from Building Control Authority or from Contractors


- Telephone/ Email support during construction


*Includes 10% online discount and inclusive of VAT. Excludes Application fees payable directly to the Local Authority. 

Structural calculations (where required) will be subject to additional charges to be paid directly to the Structural Engineer. (Terms and Conditions apply. This offer is only available where we have produced the Planning Application.)


Our offer is in accordance with our standard terms and conditions.  Our order form must be signed and returned prior to commencement.  You may cancel orders in accordance with the details found on our order form.


On site support during construction is available though additional fees may apply.


GPO DESIGNS


GPO Designs specialises in obtaining planning permission and building regulations consent. This includes preparing planning applications, building drawings and plans for new houses, house extensions, loft conversions, annexes, outbuildings, flats, changes of use (residential and commercial) and land registry plans

  • Weekend & Evening Appointments
  • Fixed Prices
  • Fast Track Service Available
  • No Hidden Extras
  • Appointments 7 days/ week 8am-8pm
  • Free Professional Telephone Advice
  • Nationwide Service
  • Based in Chelmsford, Essex

Get in Touch


GPO Designs Ltd, 8 Willow Grove,

South Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 8RA

Email: plans@gpodesigns.co.uk

Phone: 01245 835855

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