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ARCHITECTURAL
  1. A 50% deposit must be received before the commencement of the job. For Appeals, Enforcements, Reports, site visits only, and licenses, we require full payment before the commencement of the job.
  2. Invoices must be paid in full:
        • Before Architectural drawings are submitted to the council.
        • Before Engineering drawings are released to the client by email.
  3. Payment is due 14 days after invoice is sent.
  4. If invoice is not cleared within 14 days, the client will have a further 7 days to clear the invoice at which point it will be handed over to a collection agency.
  5. We will only carry out the works that are included in the quote/estimate, anything over and above what is quoted/estimated is chargeable.
  6. After 28 days of an ongoing job, the invoice for the job will automatically be raised and is due for payment, even if the client didn’t decide how he would like to progress, i.e., submit or not submit (of course once payment is received in full the client can decide to submit at a later date without issue).
  7. The charge for an aborted site survey is £250.
  8. Deposit is non-refundable.
  9. Drawings are sent to Clients in PDF format, the digital Revit files can also be sent to the client but it remains the intellectual property of Sam Planning
  10. If the digital AutoCAD files are requested and the files are in the digital format of Revit, there will be a nominal fee of £130+vat to convert the drawings from Revit to AutoCAD.
  11. The architectural drawings supplied are for the purposes of achieving planning permission only.
  12. Once planning permission is achieved any subsequent changes to the drawings may be chargeable.
  13. The turnaround period quoted for jobs are for guidelines only. We cannot guarantee approvals.
ENGINEERING
  1. A 50% deposit must be received before the commencement of the job.
  2. Invoices must be paid in full before Engineering drawings are released to the client.
  3. Payment is due 14 days after invoice is sent.
  4. If invoice is not cleared within 14 days, the client will have a further 7 days to clear the invoice at which point it will be handed over to a collection agency.
  5. The charge for an aborted site visit is £250.
  6. We will only carry out the works that are included in the quote/estimate, anything over and above what is quoted/estimated is chargeable.
  7. Once final drawings are agreed upon any subsequent changes to the drawings may be chargeable.
  8. The turnaround period for the job is for guidelines only.
  9. Deposit is non-refundable.
  10. Drawings are sent to Clients in PDF format, the AuotCAD file maybe requested by the client but it remains the intellectual property of Sam Planning.
  11. After 28 days of an ongoing job, the invoice for the job will automatically be raised and is due for payment, even if the client didn’t decide how he would like to progress i.e., with internal changes or without Etc.