One of the biggest worries of building a house is securing government licenses like permits, certificates, and other necessary paperwork. When you’re going to renovate, under a certain cost, you don’t need to secure approval. You will need to find out what the cost limits are in your build area. And if is it a local government requirement. If you’re going to tear down your house and rebuild it, then you will have to check what due process needs to be undertaken to implement your new house plans and designs. Asbestos checks in the existing house may be necessary before renovation or demolition begins. Besides, how your plans will affect your neighbors should be considered too.