Building or improving your property

Check what you should do before starting work on your property

What you should check before starting a building project

Check if you need permission or approval for home improvements

Check if you need planning permission or building regulations approval before you start work on your property

Check if work on your property was done legally

Find out if work on your property had the right permissions or approvals

Trees and hedges guidance

Includes guidance on removing or working on trees, Tree Preservation Orders (TPOs), high hedges, issues with trees, and damage caused by trees.