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Planning Applications

LSA has achieved significant success in obtaining Planning Permissions for developments; for Historic Properties, Rural Buildings in Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Properties in National Parks as well as for Urban Housing and Commercial Premises.

LSA has as part of its team a Planning Associate who is a qualified Town Planner and has worked on both sides of the planning process. Her experience is a valuable resource that supports our efforts in realising successful planning applications for our Clients.


  • I am wanting to build an extension do I need planning permission?

There are many factors which determine whether planning permission is needed for an extension including the size, location on the site, whether the property is listed or in a conservation area and much more. Lewis Surveying Associates can guide you through this process, looking at your proposals and what planning restrictions may be in place for your property.

  • How can Lewis Surveying Associates help me in my planning application?

Lewis Surveying Associates can act as an agent throughout the whole planning process, giving you initial advice on the type of planning application needed, interpreting the planning restrictions and guidance for your particular project, producing all the relevant documents and planning drawings and making an application on your behalf through the planning portal.

  • I have a listed property do I need planning permission?

If you are wanting to demolish, alter or extend a listed building or structure in its grounds it is best to seek advice from us before commencing any works. Lewis Surveying Associates are experienced in working with historic properties and can take you through the process acting as an agent on your behalf.

  • What are Building Regulations?

These are standards for design and construction for most building works, which are signed off before completion of by the local authority or an approved inspector. Lewis Surveying Associates can produce a working set or drawings which demonstrate that the design and construction of your project will comply with the regulations set by the UK government.

  • Can Lewis Surveying produce all the relevant drawings for a planning application?

We can produce all the drawings including existing site and block plans, location plans, existing floor plans and elevations as well as the proposed plans and elevations for your project.