Guide for DIY enthusiasts


A new guide produced by Lincs Building Consultancy, part of East Lindsey District Council, provides information and advice for builders and DIY enthusiasts. To view a copy of the guide online visit

The Lincolnshire Building Control Guide to Extending Your Home offers an insight into the legislative requirements of carrying out building works on dwellings, such as the requirement for planning permission, building regulations approval and party wall agreements.

The guide, produced in conjunction with local businesses, also details the technical requirements for various projects, such as extensions, loft conversions, garage conversions and other alterations.

Lincs Building Consultancy team leader, Paul Smith, explained: “This guide is a valuable resource when making any home alterations as it details both the legislative and technical requirements of various popular renovation projects.”