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Building regulations approval is separate from planning permission – you may need to get both.Knowing where to start when thinking about a building project can be very daunting. However, why don’t you start by giving us a call for some free advice and a free quote. We can also put you in touch with qualified professionals who can help you draw up your plans.
It’s also a good idea to look at the planning section of the Kirklees website where you will find advice on all aspects of planning for your building project.
There’s also lots of good advice on the internet, but make sure you use reputable sources for your information. Here’s a few links to get you started:
Channel 4 – self build guide
This site contains information ranging from planning, design and eco builds.
Gov.uk – building regulations approval
Building regulations approval is separate from planning permission – you may need to get both.