GARAGE CONVERSION AUDIT
STRUCTURAL LOFT CONVERSION AUDIT
PRE-PURCHASE FEASABILITY CONSULTATION
STEEL WORK CONNECTIONS
INTERIOR MINOR ALTERATIONS
CDM & ASSOCIATED REPORTS
HEALTH & SAFETY REPORTS
3D MODELLING (from)
SOIL INVESTIGATION REPORTS
AIR PRESSURE TESTING
BUILDING CONTROL APPLICATIONS
AIR TIGHTNESS TESTING
SOUND INSULATION TESTING
PART F VENTILATION TESTING
RENEWABLE ENERGY ADVICE & INSTALL
THERMOGRAPHIC SURVEYS & TESTING
CODE FOR SUSTAINABLE HOMES
PART G WATER CALCS
DOMESTIC EPC’S FOR LANDLORDS & HOMEOWNERS
For homeowners seeking to embark on this journey, STAAC can be a valuable resource for designing and selecting the right construction partner for your project.
AONB, or Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, are designated regions in the UK known for their exceptional natural beauty, unique landscapes, and cultural heritage.These areas are protected under law to preserve their scenic qualities and are subject to strict planning regulations. Homeowners who find themselves within an AONB must be aware of these regulations and the importance of preserving the environment. STAAC can assist in navigating the complexities of AONB regulations, ensuring that your renovation project respects the natural beautyof the area while enhancing your property.
When planning any renovation or construction work in an AONB, obtaining planning permission is crucial. STAAC can provide invaluable assistance by preparing the necessary documents required for submitting aplanning application. It's important to note that even if your property falls within Permitted Development rights, you may still need planning permission for certain projects. In such cases, applying for a Lawful Development Certificateis a prudent step.
This certificate confirms that your project complies with the permitted development rules and can be crucial when selling your property in the future. Keep in mind that while you have the freedom to make internal alterations or extensions, you must adhere to the Local Authority's rules and standards to ensure that your project aligns with the AONB's conservation goals.
Yes, construction work is allowed in AONB areas, but it's essential to proceed with caution and thorough planning. The type and scale of your project plays a significant role in determining the level of inquiry and potential challenges you may face. In AONB areas, preserving the landscape's integrity is of paramount importance, and strict regulations are in place to achieve this goal.
To navigate these regulations successfully and minimize potential issues and delays, it's advisable to consult with experts who have experience in working within AONB areas. They can help you devise a construction plan that aligns with the AONB's objectives while meeting your renovation goals.
Renovating a property in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty can be a rewarding endeavor when approached with knowledge and respect for the environment.
STAAC serves as a valuable partner in this journey, helping homeowners design their projects in harmony with the natural beauty of AONB areas and providing the necessary support for planning permission applications. Remember that while you can improve your property, strict regulations are in place to ensure the preservation of these cherished landscapes. By working in compliance with these rules and consulting with experts, you can achieve a functional and beautifully designed renovation that enhances both your home and the natural beauty of the AONB.
Do not hesitate and contact us for a further consultation!