Just after a bit of advice, I'm about to complete a purchase on a terrace house and am after some information about what I can change in it.
There is an extension leading from the kitchen. Kitchen has a bathroom above it, the extension is a single storey, flat roof, structure that incorporates an inner lobby, inside toilet and a door to the back yard. Once in the back garden there is also access to an outside storage space that makes up the remainder of the extension via a secured doorway. Internally the lobby and toilet are separated from the storage area by a brick wall.
Note - I forgot to draw it but there is also a small window already above the toilet.
I just have a few questions about this -
- Does this require planning permission?
- Will this have to comply to building regulation?
- Will we need a completion certificate upon completion or get a building warrant of some kind?
- Do we have to submit plans and/or get prior approval before commencing work.
- Is this expensive (the admin not the parts and labour for the construction/installation)?
I believe there is no longer an issue with the whole double door between the toilet and kitchen, provided there is a place to wash hands in the toilet. Is this the case?
Can anyone provide a brief step by step process to getting this done assuming no work has yet started? Not sure how this is supposed to be managed as a job - order of tasks etc. Failing this, if you can point me in the right direction so I can find out for myself (somewhere reliable) then that would also be great.
Many thanks in advance for your help, any info will be gratefully received.
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