Neighbours are Saying That They Do Not Want my Extension There At All!

by The Party Wall Surveyor

Question

We have had plans etc drawn up for 2 single storey extensions which have been passed and we have the planning permission for. 

We issued the neighbours with a 3 metre party wall notice and a copy of the drawings, they are now not signing the notice and are saying they don’t want the side extension there at all!!!!

Answer

The neighbours can’t stop you from building your extensions if you have planning consent.  

If they did not reply to your notice within 14 days you have to send them a further reminder giving then 10 days in which to appoint a surveyor. If they do not appoint anybody within those 10 days you will have to appoint a surveyor on their behalf.