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Commercial or residential developments

Whatever the project you are undertaking on behalf of a client, from domestic single-storey extensions or loft conversions to housing developments or retail outlets; our application suite, calculators, services and comprehensive planning and building regulations guidance can ensure you remain compliant throughout the project life-cycle, helping to guide you through to completion.

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    Strategy and design

    Learn about the finer details of planning a building project. Access Learn about what you need to consider before you start work and what policies and charges that may apply, including the Community Infrastructure Levy. 

    Understanding and assessing flood risk Project planning Project viability Design Make an application
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        Build

        This section outlines exemptions from the regulations and what happens if you don't get approval. You can access all seventeen approved documents and their supporting or split sub-categories, find guidance about insurance and a comprehensive menu of online tools to support your project. 

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            Completion and operation

            Find out about sustainable homes and structural warranties for new buildings. Also learn about the competent persons scheme and how to apply for retrospective approval.  

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                Legislation and guidance

                1. https://www.planningportal.co.uk/planning/policy-and-legislation/CIL
                2. https://www.planningportal.co.uk/applications/building-control-applications/building-control/approved-documents
                3. https://www.planningportal.co.uk/permission/common-projects/change-of-use
                4. https://www.planningportal.co.uk/permission/responsibilities/planning-permission/permitted-development-rights
                5. https://www.planningportal.co.uk/permission/common-projects/neighbourhood-planning

                  Industry services

                  1. https://www.planningportal.co.uk/latest-planning-news
                  2. https://www.planningportal.co.uk/services/jobs/industry-jobs
                  3. https://www.planningportal.co.uk/services/professional-portal/project-management-for-professionals
                  4. https://www.planningportal.co.uk/find-your-local-planning-authority

                    The Planning Portal is delivered by PortalPlanQuest Limited which is a joint venture between TerraQuest Solutions Limited and the Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities. All content © 2022 Planning Portal.

                    The Planning Portal is delivered by PortalPlanQuest Limited which is a joint venture between TerraQuest Solutions Limited and the Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities. All content © 2022 Planning Portal.