Process

Stage 1

Initial discussion

We will arrange to meet you with no obligation to discuss your requirements and listen to any ideas that you might have.

Stage 2

Survey/feasibility

Once we have been appointed we will gather information about the site and look at the feasibility of the project, we will conduct a measured survey of the existing property/land.

Stage 3

Concept design

We provide a personalised design service, developing the clients brief to provide imaginative design solutions, design plans are prepared for the client’s approval.

Stage 4

Developed design

Once a concept design has been agreed with the client we will refine the details in order to produce the final plans.

Stage 5

Planning application

The plans are submitted to the local authority for planning approval, a process which usually take around 8 weeks.

Stage 6

Building warrant

The plans are submitted to the local authority for a building warrant, a process which usually take around 8 weeks.

Stage 7

Tender

We can invite a suitable number of local contractors to tender for the project, we will furnish them with copies of plans and specifications.

City architecture appreciates that the process of obtaining statutory approval for your project can be both a lengthy and daunting for most people.

We aim to alleviate the stress for anyone contemplating a construction project that requires building warrant approval and/or local authority planning permission.

We will work closely with you, communicating and keeping you updated throughout the process.

City architecture realise that each project is unique and individual but below is a guide to the process that is generally followed.