Loft Conversion Building Regs by Loft Conversions Surrey
A loft conversion is well worth thinking about for your property if you need more space but don't want to move. Have you thought about discussing your project with a specialist site insurance provider? Loft conversion projects can be complex and often include liability assumed under the Party Wall Act 1996. Loft Conversions Surrey can give you the lowdown on planning a loft conversion.
Building Regs For Your Loft Conversion In Surrey, United Kingdom
If you're going to lay flooring boards over the existing joists in the loft space, then this may require a building regulations application to building control.
A building control surveyor from your local council will inspect your conversion at various stages and will be responsible for issuing a completion certificate upon final inspection. You're going to need planning permission if you are altering the roof height or shape (which may be the case if you have to raise it for headroom).
Planning Permission For Your Surrey Loft Conversion
There are set things normally required to satisfy the requirements of the regulations when converting a loft planning permission is not normally required. Just so you know, you shouldn't need planning permission if your proposed conversion satisfies a number of conditions.
If you decide to create a liveable space where you intend to use the room as a normal part of your house, (this includes spare bedrooms which may be used infrequently) in an existing loft space of a home it is likely to require a range of alterations. With some methods a plate will need to be bolted to the wall using shield anchors or rawlbolts, for new floor joists to hang from.
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Converting your loft space into a living, breathing and functional room that can be a bedroom, bathroom or anything else is so rewarding.