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Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2016’

  • legal

    Do we need planning permission for an existing takeaway, this is a portacabin that had been converted into a fastfood takeaway ten plus years ago and is placed in a carpark with permission. It has changed hands a number of times and now has a …

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  • Building warrant and building regs

    Can someone advise if I need a building warrant or need to comply with any building regulations if I want to attach a lean to greenhouse to my detached garage. The garage is a standard single garage that is more than one metre from my …

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  • Conservatory

    Change conservatory roof from polycarbonate to tiled insulated roof. Do I need building warrant or planning permission? Question Posted By – Graeme Closs In Area – East Central Scotland This question has been asked in a Scottish region any response below will be specific to …

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  • Planning permission for a home business?

    Hello, a neighbour is operating a Class 2 business from home (beauty treatment, etc.) with a separate entrance dedicated to clients to enter a treatment area that is also isolated from the house. Would this have required “change of use” permission? If so, is this …

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  • Installing a stud wall and ensuite shower/toilet

    Do I need planning permission to install a stud portion wall and an ensuite shower room. The shower room and toilet would use existing waste and water supplies. Question Posted By – Richard Entwistle In Area – North East Scotland This question has been asked …

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  • Are your properties up to standard? How to keep within the law

    If you’re a landlord or invest heavily in the property market like First Urban, you’ll know that it is a legal duty to make sure that any property let out to tenants complies with a number of safety regulations. It is important that you keep …

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  • Garage conversion – no paper work

    Hi, We are looking to buy a house where the garage has been converted. The owner did the work himself but did have a planning permission. He did not get any other documents as per Building regulations (Warrant and completion certificate). I understand that he …

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