Jim Gibbons

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Location: England


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Building Regulations in Brief by Ray Tricker (MSc  IEng&hellip
Building Regulations in Brief by Ray Tricker (MSc IEng FIET FCIM FIQA FIRSE)
7 of 9 people found the following review helpful
An easy to understand guide to the planning and building regulation minefield. I used this book not to try to become an expert on the subject myself, but to question a decision of 'experts' in the field. Very briefly my intention is to build an outbuilding as a hobbies/activity room in my garden. It was designed so as not to require planning permission, only to meet building regulations requirements. Because the proposal was nearer to a highway than the existing building, the local planning authority required a planning application together with a £135 fee. A quick check in Building Regulations in Brief index took me to page 149 '5.17 Outbuildings', and the… Read more