Can you do your own drawings for an extension?
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Likewise, people ask, do I need drawings for an extension?
Bear in mind, if you've designed the extension yourself you may need the aid of a designer or draftsperson to draw up your plans to submit them for planning approval (if required) and a structural engineer to produce drawings and calculations for Building Regs' purposes.
Subsequently, question is, what is the cheapest way to build an extension? Building a house with a rectangular or square footprint with a simple pitched roof is the best way to reduce the cost of an extension or to extend a house cheaply in the first place – without compromising on the build's quality. Use our guide to building a single storey extension for design tips.
Correspondingly, how much does it cost to have plans drawn up?
They will charge anywhere from $50 to $130 per hour. A set of plans for a typical 3-bedroom house takes at least 10 hours to complete and runs anywhere from $500 to $2,000. Architectural draftspersons create blueprints for designing homes and additions.
Can I build a single storey extension without planning permission?
As long as you stay within the below parameters, you can build a single-storey extension without needing planning permission: The extension does not sit forward of the principal elevation. Materials should be similar. Side extensions are not permitted on Article 1(5) Land (e.g. AONB, Conservation Areas)