An extension to your Chelmsford home is a cost-effective way to create more space, a financially viable option for homeowners who can’t afford to move. To ensure your Chelmsford house extension project is completed right first time, here are 10 top tips to keep everything on track.
10. Get the necessary building approvals
You may be required to seek Planning Permission depending on the size, shape and scale of your Chelmsford house extension. With that in mind, you will need to approach Chelmsford’s local authority planning department. Their website provides plenty of guidance on extending your home and you will find that most extension projects require Planning Permission.
If you would like to do any further research in to Planning Permission, the Planning Portal is a great resource available to homeowners. Here you can find out about the planning process and the relevant documents, plus you can apply for planning permission directly from the site.