planning applications

navigating planning applications with precision & expertise

Dive into the world of architectural aspirations with the confidence that your planning applications are in expert hands. At retsof, we streamline the intricate maze of permits, codes, and regulations, ensuring that your vision is realized without administrative hitches.

our planning application service includes:

  • Pre-application Consultations: Strategising and gathering insights before the formal application process to ensure smooth proceedings.
  • Drafting Detailed Plans: Creating meticulous, clear, and compliant plans that communicate your vision and meet regulatory requirements.
  • Engaging with Stakeholders: Facilitating dialogues with local authorities, neighbours, and other relevant parties to foster understanding and support for your project.
  • Application Submission: Handling all the intricacies of the submission process, ensuring all documentation is complete and timely.
  • Post-submission Support: Addressing queries, managing potential revisions, and ensuring a seamless journey to application approval.
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why trust us with your planning applications?

  1. Extensive Experience: With 9 years in the industry, we’ve successfully navigated countless planning applications, mastering the nuances of the process.
  2. In-depth Local Knowledge: Our team is well-versed with regional planning regulations, ensuring that your applications align with local requirements and standards.
  3. Collaborative Approach: We work closely with you, understanding your needs, and keeping you informed at every stage, ensuring transparency and mutual understanding.
  4. End-to-End Service: From initial consultation to celebrating your application’s approval, we’re with you at every step, managing paperwork, consultations, and revisions.
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how long does it take?

Survey and planning drawings

4 weeks

We visit your home, complete a full survey take photos for reference of openings and walls utilities and services. We use AutoCAD draw up ways that you can use your home the way you live.

planning application or permitted development

12 weeks

Things take time. If it goes to the planning department it is received by the local parish and neighbours and then to the case officer there are considerations of whether you are in ANOB, Greenbelt, conservation area. If it falls within permitted development, it goes to the legal department.

building regulations drawings

3 weeks

Once planning permission is granted it is at this stage a structural engineer would be appointed, and the detailed drawings completed for a tradesperson to price the project.

detailed design and specification

2 weeks

Building regulations application

8 weeks