Planning rules in France about the right of homeowners to build a swimming pool on their property are not infrequently unclear.
05 Sep 2016
Substantial new roof and wall insulation requirements have been imposed on building renovation projects, although with a number of important derogations.
03 Aug 2016
What is the regulatory framework governing emptying and maintenance of your septic tank in France?
05 Jul 2016
A French court has declared void a contract that sought to limit the 10-year defects liability of the builder in the construction of a swimming pool.
03 May 2016
Whilst administrative controls exist on the proximity of farm livestock buildings to residential property, the buildings can be uncomfortably close.
05 Apr 2016
There are changes this year to the system of tax credits and other forms of financial assistance for energy conservation works to the main home.
The French government have issued a standard form of ten year building guarantee declaration that must now be used by all building professionals.
03 Mar 2016
The duration of the validity of a planning consent has been increased from two to three years, with an option to increase to five years.
03 Feb 2016
Planning permission in France is always granted subject to the private property rights of others.
06 Jan 2016
The cost of constructing a new property in France in 2014 averaged €1,310m², up by around 5.0% on that for 2013 (€1,244m²).
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