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Architect wanted

Posted by Teruke - Created: 5 years ago
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Posted by A Breath of Fresh Air - 5 years ago

Planning law was changed in March 2012, the change being to the way surface area is measured, the new method being a standardised surface plancher.  The local area designated 8% and 10% allowances are still local, as are the 20 to 40 m2 rules relating to level of planning consent. 

Architect's fees vary significantly, and on top will be the engineer's fees.  French architects love to devolve responsibility and almost throw an engineers' party.   You could easily end up with an engineer to look at the shape of the plot, one to look at the soil, one to work out all the beams and one to work out the insulation.  These guys do not come cheap.  Shop very carefully!

Louisa