Change of use

What is a change of use?

The change of use attempts to encompass various actions to achieve the objective of changing the use of the entity. It can be very useful if you have a property that meets the requirements to be a dwelling, as the value of the property will increase significantly.

What types of change of use can be made?

– Premises to residential / residential
– Office to residential / residential
– Housing / Residential to local
– Residential / Office housing
– Housing / Residential to industry

What is the process of change of use?

We are specialists in processing the change of use of premises to housing and to make the process as comfortable as possible we follow a procedure that ensures greater control and better results.

Through the advisor we assign to you, you will be informed at all times of the point you are at, as well as the next steps to be taken.

In the first place

An Architect or Technical Architect from the firm will come to your property and prepare a feasibility report on the change you wish to make. This report will let us know if the property can comply with all the regulatory and legal parameters of the new use to which it is intended to be destined.


If the report is favorable, we will prepare the necessary projects and technical documents to apply for it at the relevant City Hall.


We submitted the documentation to the relevant City Hall.

Important: It is possible that in order to carry out the change of use it may be necessary to carry out some type of works to adapt the space to its new use. If it is the case, the project and the technical direction of the works is included in our fees.

How much does a modification of use cost?

The visit and the drafting of the feasibility report of the change of use has a cost of 250 € + VAT.

The drafting of the change of use application project, and if applicable, the building permit project, activity license, processing of documentation with the administration and obtaining the certificate of occupancy, the cost varies depending on each case. The rate will be set on a case-by-case basis after the change of use feasibility report is completed. This rate starts at 500 € + VAT.

How long does it take to change the use of a property?

The feasibility study is completed within 1 to 2 weeks, depending on the size of the space.

The legalization and obtaining of the license will depend on the documentation required by the Town Hall, in general the Town Halls take from 2 to 4 months, without taking into account the period of works and reforms, in case these are necessary.