You will need to apply for a formal decision on whether the council wishes to approve these details before you start demolition. This is what is called a "prior approval application". Please contact us and we will explain what this involves.
If the Building is in a Conservation Area
If the building is in a conservation area or is a listed building then Listed Building Consent will also be required. It is an offence to make any alteration or demolition of a listed building without the said permission (More information on conservation areas).
The owner or the demolition contractor is also required to provide the following parties with a copy of the notice which they serve on the Council.
- The owners of any building adjacent to the building to be demolished
- Gas Authority
- Water Authority
- Electricity Authority
Section 80 Demolition Notice