Category Archives: Building Developments

Planning Regulations Set To Change

December 2012 saw a major shake up in planning regulations with ministers beginning a consultation on relaxing the rules on extensions for homes and businesses for a minimum three-year period The plans were to let people build larger loft conversions and extensions on houses without needing to get permission from local planning officers in non protected […]

Community Infrastructure Levy

Yesterday saw an important step on the road to the UK catching up with Europe in terms of the number of self builds undertaken with the announcement from Mark Prisk (housing minister) that the government proposes to exempt self builders from paying CIL. There will be a 6-8 week consultation on the charges which will […]