Guidance for your project
If you are a homeowner planning to update, renovate or extend your property, the below guides may be useful.
LABC guide to extending your home is a guide related to conversion and extension projects. It includes information on loft conversions, garage conversions, cellar conversions and building an extension.
The Planning Portal interactive house provides access to a wide range of information to help you with your project.
The Historic Buildings guide provides information on regulations and requirements to do with historic buildings.
Building over or near a public sewer or shared drain
If you are thinking about building an extension, conservatory or garage to your home, this could have an impact on your underground sewers. At an early stage you will need to know where your pipes are as this could affect your design. You may also need approval from Southern Water.