Below are useful links to organisations with relevant information



Cornwall Council - information on planning matters: policy guidance, making a planning application, including pre-application advice


The Royal Institute of British Architects - 'why use an architect'



Local Authority Building Control with responsibility for ensuring the Building Regulations are adhered to in construction

ARB was established by Parliament in 1997 to regulate the architects’ profession to ensure that good standards within the profession are consistently maintained for the benefit of the public and architects alike.



Link to the Flood Map for identifying properties at risk of flooding from river or sea

Information on making planning and Building Regulation applications including information on permitted development rights with case studies of typical projects for new builds, extensions, annexes, outbuildings etc and what permissions are required



With information on Listed Buildings


Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015). Domestic clients: roles and responsibilities


Torridge District Council Building Control - with information on matters relating to the  Building Regulations


West Devon Borough Council - planning guidance on conservation areas and Listing Buildings