Recommended links by IHD Architectural Services, Hythe


Planning Portal –  This website provides national planning and building regulation advice and will also link into your Local Authority for local planning advice.


LABC –  This website has a lot of information on Local Authority Building Control matters. It will link you to your Local Authority and provides information relating to Building Regulations. –  This website provides up to date national planning and building regulation advice.


Homebuilding and Renovating –  This website has a whole host of information regarding the planning process, building regulation approval, things to consider when extending your home, converting your loft or garage or removing walls.


Check a Professional –  Check a Professional businesses must pass a stringent vetting process to be able to join.  All members are rated by their clients and their scores and feedback are listed on this website.



Party Wall Agreement –


Build Over Agreements with Southern Water –


Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015) –    The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015) are the main set of regulations for managing the health, safety and welfare of construction projects.   As a homeowner there may be obligations you need to meet prior to commencing the build.