Vallcorba Enginyers is an expert office in openings of activities that gives assistance in Caldes De Montbui.
Our goal is to provide knowledge and experience so that our clients can start their activity with all the guarantees, confirming that things have been done correctly and that all the regulations are respected.
We help our clients to obtain the activity permit, the building permit, the necessary site legalization, the project management and the interior design. We are in charge of processing all the documents at the Caldes De Montbui town hall and we are in charge of contacting the municipal technical manager to show the project and mention the decisive and critical points.
We always suggest that before renting the premises and signing the contract with the owner, you talk to the experts at Vallroba Enginyers to draw up a report on the true state of the premises and thus be able to know the extent of the works. There are premises that at first sight the consumer cannot determine the investment.
Our aim is to offer a comprehensive service to the user so that he can focus on what he controls and not have to pay for anything.
The activities can be classified according to their environmental impact on the area:
- Responsible declaration or municipal communication regime
- Prior notification regime according to Law 18/2020
- Prior notification regime according to Annex III of Law 20/2009
- Environmental license according to Annex II of the law 20/2009 (link to environmental licence)
Before starting the work, we take care of requesting a town planning compatibility report from the Caldes De Montbui Town Council to ensure that the activity that our client wishes to carry out complies with the town planning directives and that there are no problems in the future.
In our office we can help you to open:
- Bars, Restaurants, Cafeterias, tasting rooms
- Offices closed to the public
- Offices open to the public
- Food shops such as supermarkets, fruit shops, butcher’s shops, grocery stores, etc.
- Non-food shops (clothes shops, stationers, tobacconists, jewellers, ironmongers, florists, radio announcers, mobile phone repair shops)
- Medical centres without overnight stay. (aesthetic clinics, dental clinics, …)
- Analysis and research laboratories
- Mechanical workshops
- Workshops and dark kitchens
- Public and private car parks
- Industrial buildings
- Logistics warehouses and distribution warehouses
- Hotels, hostels, hostels
- Production industries (iron, wood, machinery, etc.)
- Concept stores with a range of activities (shop with cafeteria, hairdresser with bar, etc…)
- Clothing rental services
In order to open a business, not only do we need an activity project, but we may also need a reform project and an electricity project.
Frequently asked questions about Activity and opening license in Caldes De Montbui
When will we need a minor works project?
Legally, a building project is required when modifications are made to the distribution, in other words, when new floors are built (whether ceramic or plasterboard) and also when ramps are built or stairs are removed. More information.
When is a major works project needed?
Often activities do not end up requiring a major works project, as this is necessary when structural modifications are made.
When is an electrical project needed?
To find out whether an electrical project signed by an engineer is necessary, the ITC-BT-04 table of the low voltage electrical regulations must be observed.
In many cases, the activities are considered to be public premises if there are more than 49 people and, therefore, it is necessary to make a project.
In other situations it is also compulsory in industries if there are more than 20 kW or mechanical workshops, as they are considered as areas with a risk of explosion.
A project is also required for car parks with mechanical ventilation or car parks with natural ventilation and more than 5 car parks. More information.
Can you ask us for more documentation?
Further engineering projects may be required when the thermal installations exceed 70kW, or when a gas installation of more than 70kW is carried out.
When is a previous firefighters’ study required?
A previous report from the fire brigade is required, as well as a subsequent report of appropriate control by a control entity when the activity is established in Annex II of Law 3/2010, which regulates the law of prevention and safety in matters of fires in premises, activities, infrastructures and dwellings.
Are inspections carried out by an inspection body?
In many municipalities, the town hall, when it obtains the documentation, concludes according to its own criteria whether it will carry out a routine inspection of the establishment, or whether it considers the documentation received to be legitimate. The more information is sent and the easier it is to believe, the less reason the Council will have to carry out the inspection. The Control Groups are mostly needed in the Catalan capital and in specific locations that subcontract this inspection service.
How can the activity be catalogued?
From our company, we will consult the Caldes de Montbui town council free of charge and inform you of the procedures to follow.