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Building Control in Chatham

If you are constructing a new house or having domestic extensions, you will need approval from the building control body or local authority. Often, these approvals named under building regulations are issued for many different areas of construction such as structure, fire safety, site preparation, resistance to contaminants and moisture, ventilation, sanitation, hygiene and water efficiency, conservation of fuel and power, security etc.

There are different types of applications for your planned building, extension or alteration work which you must decide according to your requirement. If you are opting for small projects building notice is the right choice. In this case you can start your work 2 days after your notice has been submitted to building control body. You can choose how to go about with it as you have an option to apply for approval from local authority for building control or you can apply through any private approved inspectors. It is wise to choose building inspectors right from the beginning if you are not sure about the complete procedure that is involved in the construction for a reasonable building control fees. It is always essential to get approvals from building regulations body prior to the start of construction process. The advantage of hiring these inspectors from the start ensures that there are no issues in the construction procedure, and if they find any problems, they will work with the contractors to resolve them. As these people have vast experience in structural engineering there are fewer chances to get issues later on. These people also deal with district surveyors who instruct on construction design, management regulations and also advise on energy efficiency, environmental impact and sustainable construction which are measured with the help of SAP Calculations and SBEM Calculations accordingly.

As it is mandatory in the UK to get energy performance certificate for any new dwellings as well as extensions, choose wisely the best experienced and friendly professionals in Chatham for your construction work.