- planning application and applications for listed building consent for works that include demolition of all or a significant part of a listed building; or
- a planning application proposing the conversion of an existing rural building; or
an application proposing the replacement of existing rural building with a new building;
- in order to help show the accommodation needs cannot be met through alterations, extension and/or refurbishment.
The survey document shall accurately describe the structural condition of the building to be demolished/converted.
For applications proposing demolition of the building (be it listed, locally listed or building to be replaced) the survey shall set out an explanation as to why repairs works or alterations could not be carried out to address any structural problems.
For applications seeking permission for conversion of rural buildings a full schedule of works (with plans) will be required to clearly explain and illustrate the works required to carry out the proposed conversion.
Please Note: The survey must be no older than 12 months old.